Thursday, December 18, 2008

Swallow Syncope

The Lancet has a great case report about a young woman who would pass out while eating. Sound crazy? It's called swallow syncope (or deglutition syncope). This woman had been suffering for 10 years. A cardiac pacer solved her problem.

The Lancet, Volume 372, Issue 9656, Page 2164, 20 December 2008
doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61932-7

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