A patient with syncope, only 'vagally' related to the heart

Zayd A. Eldadah, Samer S. Najjar, Roy C. Ziegelstein

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Syncope due to atrioventricular block may occur as a result of a cardiac vasodepressor reflex. This article reports a case of syncope in a 58-year-old man with high-grade atrioventricular block documented by ambulatory ECG monitoring at home. What makes this case unusual is that the patient's principal diagnosis was noncardiac.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1801-1803
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


  • Atrioventricular block
  • Syncope
  • Vasodepressor reflex

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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