Mechanisms of cough syncope as evaluated by valsalva maneuver.

  title={Mechanisms of cough syncope as evaluated by valsalva maneuver.},
  author={A-Ching Chao and R Lin and Ching-Kuan Liu and Pao-Yu Wang and Hung-Yi Hsu},
  journal={The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences},
  volume={23 2},
Successful treatment of cough syncope depends on the correction of various pathogenetic mechanisms among different patients. The valsalva maneuver (VM), which elicits hemodynamic responses mimicking coughs, has potential for investigating the individual pathogenesis of cough syncope. Eighteen consecutive patients suffering from cough-induced syncope were… CONTINUE READING