Safety and tolerability of Tilt Testing and Carotid Sinus Massage in the octogenarians.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE to evaluate the safety and tolerability of Tilt Testing (TT) and Carotid Sinus Massage (CSM) in octogenarians with unexplained syncope. METHODS patients consecutively referred for transient loss of consciousness to the 'Syncope Units' of three hospitals were enrolled. TT and CSM were performed according to the European Society of Cardiology… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afw004

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