vasovagal syncope

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Related to Neurally mediated syncope: vasovagal syncope, Neurally mediated hypotension

vasovagal syncope

(ˌveɪzəʊˈveɪɡəl)
n
(Pathology) a faint brought on by excessive activity of the vagus nerve, causing the heart to slow and the blood pressure to fall. It can be caused by fear, choking, or stomach cramps and has no lasting effects
Translations

va·so·va·gal syn·co·pe

n. síncope vasovagal, desmayo súbito breve debido a un trastorno vasomotor y vagal.
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The patient was diagnosed with neurally mediated syncope secondary to pressure on the vagus nerve exerted by the cyst.
ECG monitoring (telemetry, Holter monitoring and implantable loop recorders (ILRs)) is used to detect an underlying arrhythmia when initial cardiac or neurally mediated syncope investigations are negative and an arrhythmia is suspected.
Cardiac pacing for severe-chilhood neurally mediated syncope with reflex anoxic seizures.