Vasovagal syncope

Known as: Syncopes, Vasodepressor, vagal attack, Syncope, Vasodepressor 
Loss of consciousness due to a reduction in blood pressure that is associated with an increase in vagal tone and peripheral vasodilation.
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
AIMS Our goal was to develop historical criteria for the diagnosis of vasovagal syncope. METHODS AND RESULTS We administered a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
AIMS To determine the effect of family history on the likelihood of vasovagal syncope. METHODS AND RESULTS Sixty-two medical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT Three previous small randomized trials have reported that pacemaker therapy is beneficial for patients with severe… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Little is known about the epidemiology and prognosis of syncope in the general population. METHODS We evaluated the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES We hypothesized that isometric arm exercises were able to increase blood pressure (BP) during the phase of impending… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Reflex cardiovascular depression with vasodilation and bradycardia has been variously termed vasovagal syncope, the Bezold… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We believe that the pattern of blood pressure response to tilt during the time preceding the development of the vasovagal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVES This study was done to evaluate pacemaker therapy for severe recurrent vasovagal syncope. BACKGROUND Nonrandomized… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Autonomic and particularly sympathetic mechanisms play a central role in the pathophysiology of vasovagal syncope. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Sympathetic vasoconstrictor impulses were recorded with microelectrodes in peroneal muscle nerve fascicles during vasovagal… (More)
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