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What is Sick sinus syndrome?

What is Sick sinus syndrome?

  • Sick sinus syndrome: Heart rhythm disorder.
  • Sick sinus syndrome: Dysfunction of the sinoatrial node manifested by persistent sinus bradycardia, sinus arrest, sinoatrial exit block, chronic atrial fibrillation and inability of the heart to resume sinus rhythm following cardioversion for atrial fibrillation.
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Sick sinus syndrome: Introduction

Types of Sick sinus syndrome:

Broader types of Sick sinus syndrome:

How serious is Sick sinus syndrome?

Complications of Sick sinus syndrome: see complications of Sick sinus syndrome

What causes Sick sinus syndrome?

Causes of Sick sinus syndrome: see causes of Sick sinus syndrome
Cause of Sick sinus syndrome: Malfunction of the sinoatrial node, the heart's natural "pacemaker".

What are the symptoms of Sick sinus syndrome?

Symptoms of Sick sinus syndrome: see symptoms of Sick sinus syndrome

Complications of Sick sinus syndrome: see complications of Sick sinus syndrome

Can anyone else get Sick sinus syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Sick sinus syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Sick sinus syndrome

Sick sinus syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Sick sinus syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Sick sinus syndrome.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Sick sinus syndrome: see treatments for Sick sinus syndrome
Research for Sick sinus syndrome: see research for Sick sinus syndrome

Organs Affected by Sick sinus syndrome:

Organs and body systems related to Sick sinus syndrome include:

Name and Aliases of Sick sinus syndrome

Main name of condition: Sick sinus syndrome

Other names or spellings for Sick sinus syndrome:

Sinoatrial node disease Source - Diseases Database

Sick sinus syndrome: Related Conditions

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