vasovagal syncope


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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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About half the time, diagnosis is predicted correctly with vasovagal syncope, postural syncope, and cardiac syncope.
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A helpful tip for diagnosing the less worrisome vasovagal syncope is asking whether a patient was sitting to standing or standing a long time before an episode, Dr.
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2015 heart rhythm society expert consensus statement on the diagnosis and treatment of postural tachycardia syndrome, inappropriate sinus tachycardia, and vasovagal syncope.
2-6) While syncope in patients with PE is often attributed to reduced cardiac filling secondary to massive emboli, it is important to recognize that patients can also present with vasovagal syncope in the absence of massive emboli.
Vasovagal syncope is caused when the vagus nerve--the longest of the cranial nerves, extending from the brainstem to the abdomen--is briefly stimulated and lowers both your heart rate and blood pressure.
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2001) suggests that blood phobic persons may be predisposed to vasovagal syncope in other non-phobic situations.
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