Oculocardiac reflex in near miss for sudden infant death syndrome infants.

@article{Kahn1983OculocardiacRI,
  title={Oculocardiac reflex in near miss for sudden infant death syndrome infants.},
  author={Andr{\'e} Kahn and J Riazi and David Blum},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1983},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={49-52}
}
To gain insight into the role of the vagus nerve in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), 180 infants ranging in age from 1 to 66 weeks were examined with respect to cardiac response to ocular compression. There were 35 near-miss infants, 76 normal siblings of SIDS victims, and 69 normal control infants. Asystoles within the control group ranged from 0.3 to… CONTINUE READING