Cardiac Monitoring in Patients with Syncope: Making that Elusive Diagnosis

Author(s): Rajesh Subbiah, Pow-Li Chia, Lorne J. Gula, George J. Klein, Allan C. Skanes, Raymond Yee, Andrew D. Krahn

Journal Name: Current Cardiology Reviews

Volume 9 , Issue 4 , 2013

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Elucidating the cause of syncope is often a diagnostic challenge. At present, there is a myriad of ambulatory cardiac monitoring modalities available for recording cardiac rhythm during spontaneous symptoms. We provide a comprehensive review of these devices and discuss strategies on how to reach the elusive diagnosis based on current evidencebased recommendations.

Keywords: Syncope, loop recorder, holter monitor, cardiac monitor.

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Year: 2013
Published on: 19 February, 2014
Page: [299 - 307]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/1573403X10666140214120056
Price: $65

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