Etiology of syncope in patients hospitalized with syncope and predictors of mortality and rehospitalization for syncope at 27-month follow-up.

@article{Sule2011EtiologyOS,
  title={Etiology of syncope in patients hospitalized with syncope and predictors of mortality and rehospitalization for syncope at 27-month follow-up.},
  author={Sachin S Sule and Chandrasekar Palaniswamy and Wilbert S Aronow and Chul Kyun Ahn and Stephen J Peterson and Sreedhar Adapa and Lakshmi Mudambi},
  journal={Clinical cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={35-8}
}
The authors investigated the etiologies of syncope and risk factors for mortality and rehospitalization for syncope at 27-month follow-up in 325 consecutive patients, mean age 66 years, hospitalized for syncope. The causes of syncope were diagnosed in 241 patients (74%). Of 325 patients, 13 (4%) were rehospitalized for syncope and 38 (12%) died. Stepwise… CONTINUE READING