The Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: A Concise Guide to Diagnosis and Management

  title={The Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: A Concise Guide to Diagnosis and Management},
  author={Blair P Grubb and Yousuf Kanjwal and Daniel J. Kosinski},
  journal={Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology},
During the last 20 years, there has been a tremendous growth in our knowledge of disorders that affect the autonomic nervous system. While at first these investigations centered on neurocardiogenic syncope, a subgroup of patients was identified who suffered from a similar, yet distinct, disorder manifested by postural tachycardia and exercise intolerance. This disorder is now referred to as the postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and encompasses a heterogenous group of disorders that share… 
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