Risk of vasovagal syncope and cardiac arrhythmias in children with mitral valve prolapse.

Cetinkaya M., Semizel E., Bostan Ö. M., ÇİL E.

Acta cardiologica, vol.63, no.3, pp.395-8, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.63.3.1020318
  • Journal Name: Acta cardiologica
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.395-8
  • Keywords: mitral valve prolapse, arrhythmia, vasovagal syncope, tilt test, children, QT DISPERSION, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, ABNORMALITIES, DYSRHYTHMIA
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Objective - Postural phenomena, cardiac arrhythmias and autonomic dysfunction are responsible for presyncope and syncope in patients with mitral valve prolapse (MVP). In this study, arrhythmia and vasovagal syncope incidence were investigated in children with MVR