Syncope

Known as: out passed, out pass, attacks fainting 
A transient loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished blood flow to the brain (i.e., BRAIN ISCHEMIA). Presyncope refers to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The Task Force for the Diagnosis and Management of Syncope of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Developed in collaboration… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Task Force members: Michele Brignole, Chairperson* (Italy), Paolo Alboni (Italy), David G. Benditt (USA), Lennart Bergfeldt… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
STUDY OBJECTIVE The causes of syncope are usually benign but are occasionally associated with significant morbidity and mortality… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The primary aim and central hypothesis of the study are that a designated syncope unit in the emergency department… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Because of its episodic behavior, the correlation of spontaneous syncope with an abnormal finding can be considered a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVES We sought to establish what historical findings are predictive of the cause of syncope. BACKGROUND The clinical… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Syncope is defined as a sudden transient loss of consciousness and postural tone due to cerebral hypoperfusion. Although no… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to 1) define the incidence of syncope coming to medical attention among children and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the importance of syncope as a warning sign for sudden death in advanced heart… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
We prospectively evaluated and followed 204 patients with syncope to determine how often a cause of syncope could be established… (More)
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