[Sinus bradycardia and syncope: what pathophysiological mechanism and what management of the patient?]


Sick sinus syndrome (SSS) can be diagnosed only when there is a clear correlation between symptoms and sinus node dysfunction. In the absence of such correlation, the mechanism of undocumented intermittent symptoms such as syncopal spells in patients with permanent mild sinus bradycardia remains uncertain. Some clinical data suggest that a reflex mechanism… (More)
DOI: 10.1714/2803.28363


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