Syncope: a retrospective study of 101 hospitalized patients.

@article{BenChtrit1985SyncopeAR,
  title={Syncope: a retrospective study of 101 hospitalized patients.},
  author={Eldad Ben-Ch{\'e}trit and Moshe Y Flugelman and Marcel Eliakim},
  journal={Israel journal of medical sciences},
  year={1985},
  volume={21 12},
  pages={950-3}
}
A retrospective study was conducted of 101 hospitalized patients who had one or more episodes of syncope. The etiology of syncope was established with relative ease in 61% of these patients. History and physical examination revealed the cause in 34%, resting ECG in 11% and 24-h ECG monitoring in 16%. Additional tests (electroencephalograms, Doppler studies of the cervical arteries, computerized tomography of the brain, ultrasonography of the heart and cardiac catheterization) either were… CONTINUE READING

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