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Syncope (Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Syncope
ICD and CRT
Antibradycardia Pacing
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2009
Reference European Heart Journal (2009) 30, 2631–2671; doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehp298
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    Authors

    Angel Moya (Chairperson); Richard Sutton; Fabrizio Ammirati; Jean-Jacques Blanc; Michele Brignole; Johannes B. Dahm; Jean-Claude Deharo; Jacek Gajek; Knut Gjesdal; Andrew Krahn; Martial Massin; Mauro Pepi; Thomas Pezawas; Ricardo Ruiz Granell; Francois Sarasin; Andrea Ungar; J. Gert van Dijk; Edmond P. Walma; Wouter Wieling

    Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)

    Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)

    Preamble

    • Preamble
    • Introduction

    Part 1. Definition, classification & pathophysiology

    • Definition
    • Epidemiology
    • Prognosis
    • Impact of quality of life
    • Economic issues

    Part 2.Initial evaluation, diagnosis, & risk stratification

    • Initial evaluation
    • Diagnostic tests

    Part 3. Treatment

    • Treatment of reflex syncope and orthostatic intolerance
    • Cardiac arrhythmias as primary care
    • Syncope secondary to structural cardiac or cardiovascular disease
    • Unexplained syncope in patients with high risk of sudden cardiac death

    Part 4. Special issues

    • Syncope in the elderly
    • Syncope in paediatric patients
    • Driving and syncope

    Organizational aspects

    • Management of syncope in general practice
    • Management of syncope in the emergency department
    • Syncope (T-LOC) management unit

     

     

     

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