Hemodynamic analysis during isoproterenol-induced vasovagal syncope

Win Kuang Shen, Alexis M. Fenton, Christine M. Lohse, Kent R. Bailey, Phillip A. Low, Stephen C. Hammill

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An isoproterenol-mediated increase in cardiomotor tone and a decrease in afterload contribute to the induction of vasovagal syncope. Contrary to conventional belief, a significant decrease in preload is not observed immediately before isoproterenol-induced syncope.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)817-822
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 15 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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