Quality of life in patients with postural tachycardia syndrome.

  title={Quality of life in patients with postural tachycardia syndrome.},
  author={Lisa M. Benrud‐Larson and Melanie S Dewar and Paola Sandroni and Teresa A. Rummans and Jennifer A. Haythornthwaite and Phillip A. Low},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  volume={77 6},
OBJECTIVES To quantify quality of life and identify demographic and clinical correlates of functioning in a well-characterized sample of patients with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS). PATIENTS AND METHODS Prospective patients were those seen at the Mayo Clinic Autonomic Disorders Laboratory from September 2000 to June 2001. Neurologists made diagnoses of POTS according to established criteria. Patients completed a questionnaire packet that included measures of quality of life (36-Item… 

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