Consensus statement on the definition of orthostatic hypotension, neurally mediated syncope and the postural tachycardia syndrome

  title={Consensus statement on the definition of orthostatic hypotension, neurally mediated syncope and the postural tachycardia syndrome},
  author={Roy Freeman and Wouter Wieling and Felicia B. Axelrod and David G. Benditt and Eduardo E. Benarroch and Italo Biaggioni and William P. Cheshire and Thomas C. Chelimsky and Pietro Cortelli and Christopher H. Gibbons and David S. Goldstein and Roger Hainsworth and Max J. Hilz and Giris Jacob and Horacio Kaufmann and Jens Jordan and Lewis A. Lipsitz and Benjamine D. Levine and Phillip A. Low and Christopher Mathias and Satish R. Raj and David L. Robertson and Paola Sandroni and Irwin J. Schatz and R. Schondorff and Julian M. Stewart and J. Gert van Dijk},
  journal={Clinical Autonomic Research},
Roy Freeman • Wouter Wieling • Felicia B. Axelrod • David G. Benditt • Eduardo Benarroch • Italo Biaggioni • William P. Cheshire • Thomas Chelimsky • Pietro Cortelli • Christopher H. Gibbons • David S. Goldstein • Roger Hainsworth • Max J. Hilz • Giris Jacob • Horacio Kaufmann • Jens Jordan • Lewis A. Lipsitz • Benjamin D. Levine • Phillip A. Low • Christopher Mathias • Satish R. Raj • David Robertson • Paola Sandroni • Irwin Schatz • Ron Schondorff • Julian M. Stewart • J. Gert van Dijk 

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