Orthostatic Intolerance

  • Juan IdiaquezEmail author
  • Eduardo Benarroch
  • Martin Nogues


Clinical case. Differential diagnosis: neurally mediated syncope (VVS, situational syncope), cardiac conditions, seizure disorder, metabolic, orthostatic hypotension, psychogenic pseudo syncope. Diagnosis: careful history taking, tilt table testing. Main manifestations of VVS: precipitant factors, prodromal features, characteristics of loss of consciousness period, post syncopal manifestations. Aggravating factors, associated conditions. Therapy: proper education of the patient, drug therapy. Prognosis: natural history of VVS.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Idiaquez
    • 1
    Email author
  • Eduardo Benarroch
    • 2
  • Martin Nogues
    • 3
  1. 1.Universidad de ValparaisoViña del MarChile
  2. 2.Mayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Clinica FleniBuenos AiresArgentina

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