Single centre experience of ivabradine in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

@article{McDonald2011SingleCE,
  title={Single centre experience of ivabradine in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.},
  author={Claire L. McDonald and James T Frith and Julia L. Newton},
  journal={Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={427-30}
}
AIMS Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is associated with tachycardia on orthostasis. Patients frequently report palpitations, presyncope, and fatigue. Conventional therapy is effective in less than 60%. Case reports suggest ivabradine (a selective sinus node blocker, with no effect on blood pressure) may alleviate POTS-related symptoms. This is a retrospective case-series. METHODS AND RESULTS Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome patients prescribed ivabradine were… CONTINUE READING