The medical therapy of cardioinhibitory syncope in pediatric patients.

  title={The medical therapy of cardioinhibitory syncope in pediatric patients.},
  author={Barbara J. Deal and Margaret J. Strieper and Daniel Scagliotti and Eleanor Hulse and Douglas S Auld and Robert P. Campbell and Janette F. Strasburger and D. Woodrow Benson},
  journal={Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE},
  volume={20 7},
A small percentage of pediatric patients with neurally mediated syncope will have an asystolic response during upright tilt table testing. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the incidence of asystole during tilt table testing, and to assess the outcome of medical management of such patients. Of 398 patients undergoing evaluation for recurrent syncope between January 1989 and 1994, 18 (4.5%) experienced asystole lasting > or = 5 seconds during baseline tilt test. Patients had experienced a… CONTINUE READING

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