ACCEL Lite: The Serious (and Not So Serious) Side of Faints and Falls: Is My Syncope Patient at Increased Risk?
Syncope occurs commonly in the general population and apart from risks of injury due to physical collapse, they can cause patients considerable anxiety and diminished quality-of-life. Better understanding of the syncope 'landscape' can help practitioners provide more effective prevention strategies while permitting patients to cope more effectively with fears of recurrences.
In this interview, David G Benditt, MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC, FRCPC, CCDS and Thomas F. Deering MD, FACC discuss The Serious (and Not So Serious) Side of Faints and Falls: Is My Syncope Patient at Increased Risk?
- ACC/AHA/HRS Versus ESC Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Syncope: JACC Guideline Comparison. J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;74:2410–2423.
- Benditt DG, van Dijk JG, Krishnappa D, Adkisson WO, Sakaguchi S. Neurohormones in the Pathophysiology of Vasovagal Syncope in Adults. Front Cardiovasc Med 2020;7:76.
Keywords: ACCELLite, Syncope, Vasovagal, Tilt-Table Test
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