Dysrhythmia as a cause of syncope in children without neurological or cardiac morphological abnormalities


Kilic A., Ozer S., Turanli G., Ayabakan C. , Celiker A., Ozme S.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.44, no.4, pp.358-362, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2002.01579.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.358-362
  • Keywords: childhood, dysrhythmia, syncope, TILT-TABLE TEST, UNEXPLAINED SYNCOPE, HEART-DISEASE, REPRODUCIBILITY, CHILDHOOD

Abstract

Background : Arrhythmias are among the malignant causes of syncope. This study has been undertaken to determine the relative incidence and significance of dysrhythmia in the pathogenesis of syncope among patients referred to a pediatric cardiology unit.