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Sick sinus syndrome

Sick sinus syndrome: Introduction

Sick sinus syndrome: The sinus node does not fire its signals properly, so that the heart rate slows down. Sometimes the rate changes back and forth between a slow ... more about Sick sinus syndrome.

Sick sinus syndrome: Heart rhythm disorder. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sick sinus syndrome is available below.

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Sick sinus syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Sick sinus syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Sick sinus syndrome

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed...read more »

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Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare...read more »

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Article Excerpts about Sick sinus syndrome

The sinus node does not fire its signals properly, so that the heart rate slows down. Sometimes the rate changes back and forth between a slow (bradycardia) and fast (tachycardia) rate. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI)

Definitions of 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. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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