Postural position and neurocardiogenic syncope in late pregnancy

Ming He Huang, William R. Roeske, Hong Hu, Julia H. Indik, Frank I. Marcus

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Abstract

A 23-year-old woman at 34 weeks' gestation developed recurrent syncope due to profound sinus arrest captured on electrocardiography. Syncopal events occurred in the same sitting position. An echocardiogram revealed severe collapse of the inferior vena cava each time the patient changed her posture from a supine to a sitting position, which was related to the syncope.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1252-1253
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume92
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 15 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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