Vasovagal syncope in medical students and their first-degree relatives.

@article{Serletis2006VasovagalSI,
  title={Vasovagal syncope in medical students and their first-degree relatives.},
  author={Anna Serletis and Sarah A. Rose and Aaron G Sheldon and Robert Stanley Sheldon},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 16},
  pages={1965-70}
}
AIMS To determine the effect of family history on the likelihood of vasovagal syncope. METHODS AND RESULTS Sixty-two medical students and 228 first-degree relatives were studied. Vasovagal syncope was ascertained with the Calgary syncope symptom score. The effects of the sex of the subject and parental syncope history on the likelihood of offspring fainting were described using Kaplan-Meier estimates and analysed using proportional hazards regression. The prevalence of vasovagal syncope was… CONTINUE READING

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