I’m finally going in for autonomic testing. When I first went to my vascular cardiologist, he didn’t want to bother, because my symptoms were so pronounced that he felt he should just treat me for them. 641 more words
Tags » Syncope
Sparse data and conflicting evidence exist on the prevalence of pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients with syncope.
To estimate the prevalence of PE among patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) for evaluation of syncope. 224 more words
Not only can it be useful in identifying those with history of dizziness upon standing but it may also predict a higher risk of falls, fracture, syncope and mortality long term. 278 more words
Rarity of lung clots contradicts PESIT data
Researchers confirmed in a retrospective study that pulmonary embolism is unlikely to cause syncope that results in a trip to the emergency room. 375 more words
Warning: this is a LONG post. Got lots to say.
I haven’t been AS active on social media as I typically am because I’ve spent the last week or so recovering from a concussion. 2,145 more words