[Role of body position during the carotid sinus stimulation test in the diagnosis of cardio-inhibitory carotid sinus syndrome].

@article{Brignole1983RoleOB,
  title={[Role of body position during the carotid sinus stimulation test in the diagnosis of cardio-inhibitory carotid sinus syndrome].},
  author={Michele Brignole and B Sartore and Rosa Prato},
  journal={Giornale italiano di cardiologia},
  year={1983},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={69-72}
}
The effect of body position during carotid sinus massage (CSM) for diagnosis of carotid sinus syndrome (CSS) of the cardioinhibitory type (CI) is not yet defined in the literature. The diagnosis of CSS-CI was made in 17 patients, the age range was 54 to 87 years (mean 74,7) on the basis of the following criteria: --history of recurrent syncope; --reproduction of symptoms during CSM repeated in different days in the presence of ventricular asystole that lasted more than 3 seconds; --absence of a… CONTINUE READING
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