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Cardiac features in young men with vasovagal syncope


Professor A. Barsukov, MD; A. Bobrov, MD; O. Chepcheruk; D. Glukhovskoy, Candidate of Medical Sciences; Professor A. Gordienko, MD S.M. Kirov Military Medical Academy, Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

Vasovagal syncope (VVS) is relatively widespread in the modern population. The study performed could establish the specific features of ultrasonic cardiac parameters in young men with a history of VVS concurrent with the development of syncope during tilt-test. They have proven to have physiological, but significantly smaller sizes of the left and right heart chambers than in tilt-negative men with no history of VVS.

vasovagal syncope
medical history
male gender
young age
tilt test

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