Hemodynamic Sensors: The Future Evaluation of Syncope

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Evaluation and Treatment of Syncope
Subtitle of host publicationA Handbook for Clinical Practice: Second Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)1405140305, 9781405140300
StatePublished - May 5 2009


  • Altered parasympathetic nervous system activity
  • Early recognition of diminishing cerebral blood flow - specific indicator of imminent faint of any origin
  • Heart rate variability (HRV) - recognized accompaniment of evolving vasovagal faints
  • Hemodynamic markers
  • Neural targets detecting imminent neurally mediated reflex faints
  • Peak endocardial acceleration (PEA)
  • Preejection index (PEI)
  • Presyncope phase
  • Temperature for detecting changes in blood flow

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