Determinants of a positive response to carotid sinus massage and head-up tilt testing.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Orthostatic hypotension (OH) and carotid sinus hypersensitivity (CSH) are common causes of syncope in older people. The aim of this study was to determine if patient's age, sex and presenting symptoms influence the result of carotid sinus massage and head-up tilt testing. METHODS Retrospective analysis of the database and reports was carried… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejim.2009.07.007

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