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Current Cardiology Reviews


ISSN (Print): 1573-403X
ISSN (Online): 1875-6557

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 and Andrew D. Krahn

Volume 9, Issue 4, 2013

Page: [299 - 307] Pages: 9

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X10666140214120056

Price: $65


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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