Pacemaker therapy did not reduce recurrent vasovagal syncope
- Pacemaker therapy did not reduce recurrent vasovagal
syncope: COMMENTARY. Oral, Hakan; Eagle, Kirn A. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 139 Issue 3, p77
In a well-designed study, researchers S.J. Connolly and colleagues addresses whether dual-chamber pacing (DDD)with a rate-drop function decreases the incidence of recurrent syncope in patients with severe vasovagal syncope. This study is unique because all patients received a dual-chamber...
- Syncope associated with pain as the presenting feature of neck malignancy: failure of cardiac pacemaker to prevent attacks in two cases. Worth, P. F.; Stevens, J. C.; Lasri, F.; Brew, S.; Reilly, M. M.; Mathias, C. J.; Rudge, P. // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Sep2005, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p1301
Two patients are described in whom syncope was the presenting clinical feature of an undiagnosed neck malignancy. Both patients also had attacks associated with paroxysms of severe neck pain. Neither patient responded to cardiac pacing.
- An Uncommon Ventricular Tachycardia due to Inactive PPM Lead. Datta, Goutam; Sarkar, A.; Haque, A. // ISRN Cardiology;2011, Special section p1
Our patient had recurrent syncope due to ventricular tachycardia (VT) after one year of VVI Pacemaker implantation. He had pacemaker pocket infection for which new pacemaker was implanted on opposite side but old lead was not explanted completely. Flouroscopy showed redundant loop of old lead in...
- Schrittmacher-EKG-Quiz Folge 23. Israel, C. W. // Herzschrittmachertherapie und Elektrophysiologie;Sep2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p200
In a 69-year-old patient, a DDDR pacemaker was implanted for sinus node disease with syncope due to sinus arrest with pauses > 4 s. Programming was performed carefully including measures to prevent unnecessary ventricular pacing. Approximately 6 months after implantation, the patient who was...
- Reel syndrome: dislodgement of an active fixation lead. Saygı, Serkan; Kırılmaz, Bahadır; Yıldız, Hicran; Ercan, Ertuğrul // Anatolian Journal of Cardiology / Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi;Feb2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p72
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- OLDER PATIENTS LIKE REMOTE MONITORING, BUT PREFER IN PERSON VISITS. // Heart Advisor;May2013, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p2
The article discusses a study which shows that older patients with pacemakers, defibrillators and other implanted, wireless devices that regulate or measure heart rhythm prefer in-office follow-ups with their doctors.
- Tick, tick, tick. Legg, Gary // EDN;7/19/2001, Vol. 46 Issue 16, p49
Discusses the ins and outs of implanted cardiac pacemakers. Key features and components; Range of sophisticated electronics embedded into modern cardiac pacemakers; Mechanisms for holding the electrodes of pacemakers in place against a heart muscle.
- Environmental dangers for the patient with a pacemaker. O'Brien, Eoin // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/11/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6356, p1677
Examines the impact of environmental dangers on patients with a pacemaker. Role of pacing electrode in transmitting electrical signals from the environment to the pacemaker; Occurrence of consequences due to false signals depending on its characteristics and on the functional mode of the...
- What you need to know about today's pacemakers. Porterfield, Linda; Porterfield, James G. // RN;Mar87, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p44
Offers information on cardiac pacemakers. Advances in pacemakers; Indications for their use; Complications to watch out for. INSETS: Current terminology and future technology;A guide to external pacing.