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Identifying High Risk Patients With Syncope

This study has been completed.
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: May 12, 2016
Last verified: May 2000
To validate two models which categorized patients with syncope into high and low risk for either sudden death or diagnostic arrhythmias based on data available from the initial history, physical examination, and electrocardiogram.

Cardiovascular Diseases Arrhythmia Death, Sudden, Cardiac Heart Diseases Syncope

Study Type: Observational

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: July 1987
Study Completion Date: June 1992
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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria
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Martin DC, Miller JK, Kapoor W, Arena FC, Boller F: Survival with Dementia: An Historical Prospective Study with Age and Sex Matched Controls. Arch Neurol, 44:1122-1126, 1987
Bankowitz R, Blumenfeld B, Bettinsoli N, Parker R, McNeil M, Challinor S, Massarie F, Kapoor WN, Arena V, Miller R: User Variability in Abstracting and Entering Patient Case Histories Using Quick Medical Reference (QMR). Proc 11th Ann Symp on Computer Applications in Medical Care, p 68-73, 1987
Kapoor W: Use of Electrophysiologic Studies in Unexplained Syncope. Pract Cardiol, 1113:53-63, 1987
Kapoor WN: Syncope and Hypotension. Emergency Decisions, 1987
Kapoor WN: Electrocardiographic Monitoring in Syncope. Cardiol Board Rev, 4:57-75, 1987
Kapoor W: Syncope. In: Straub, WH (Ed) Manual of Diagnostic Imaging. Little, Brown and Co., 2nd Edition, 1989. Identifier: NCT00005202     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1081
R01HL036735 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: May 12, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Death, Sudden
Death, Sudden, Cardiac
Consciousness Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Pathologic Processes
Heart Arrest processed this record on September 21, 2017