Consensus statement on the definition of orthostatic hypotension, pure autonomic failure, and multiple system atrophy

  title={Consensus statement on the definition of orthostatic hypotension, pure autonomic failure, and multiple system atrophy},
  author={Irwin J. Schatz and Roger Bannister and R L Freeman and Christopher G Goetz and Joseph Jankovic and Horacio Kaufmann and William C. Koller and Phillip A. Low and Christopher J. Mathias and Ronald J. Polinsky and Niall P. Quinn and David Robertson and David H. P. Streeten},
  pages={1470 - 1470}
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnosis and Management in Young People: A Primer
This primer, written by the International Writing Group for Pediatric ME/CFS, provides information necessary to understand, diagnose, and manage the symptoms of ME/ CFS in children and adolescents.
A review of cardiac autonomics: from pathophysiology to therapy.
There remains a need for additional therapies to treat conditions, such as advanced heart failure and refractory arrhythmias, and a better understanding of autonomics may be key to their development.
Associations Between Fluctuations in Daytime Sleepiness and Motor and Non‐Motor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease
Non‐motor fluctuations are a major concern in Parkinson's disease (PD), and they have been categorized into neuropsychiatric, autonomic and sensory fluctuations. However, this categorization does not
Cardiology meets neurology: clinical presentation and management of patients with primary neurogenic disorders and orthostatic intolerance
The current review summarizes the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to key cardiovascular symptoms of primary autonomic disorders and their neurological work-up in a specialized autonomic function laboratory.
Effects of an Innovative Head-Up Tilt Protocol on Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness Changes
The new innovative HUTT protocol can be applied in multi-center studies in healthy subjects to detect preclinical forms of orthostatic disorders under standard gravity load conditions.
Evaluation of pediatric patients presenting with vertigo
It was observed that headache more commonly accompanied vertigo in patients with MAV, which was the most common etiology among children above the age of 6, and Vertigo episodes longer than five minutes were less common in Patients with BCPV and OH.
Hyperadrenergic Orthostatic Hypotension With Pure Peripheral Sympathetic Denervation Associated With Sjogren’s Syndrome
This case report raises the possible associations between hyper OH and autonomic neuropathy as pSS developed and presents a hyper OH with PSD possibly associated with pSS and is successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg).
Inverted circadian variation of arterial pressure in a geriatric patient: an indicator of autonomic dysfunction
This case demonstrates the use of continuous BP registration in geriatric patients with OH for diagnosing NHT and illustrates the usefulness of 18-FDG PET brain CT scan to specify the nature of the AF.
Orthostatic Hypotension Is a Risk Factor for Falls Among Older Adults: 3-Year Follow-up.
The results support the usability of 30-second measurement in determining orthostatic hypotension and the risk for falling among older persons.


Multiple sclerosis and the mind.
  • M. Ron, A. Feinstein
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
  • 1992
The multifaceted interactions between environmental and organic factors in the causation of psychiatric and cognitive abnormalities and the fluctuations in lesion size and number need to be better understood before the psychopathology of MS can be fully explained.