10. The Evaluation of Syncope

  1. Richard N. Fogoros

Published Online: 16 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118399613.ch10

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fifth Edition

Electrophysiologic Testing, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Fogoros, R. N. (2012) The Evaluation of Syncope, in Electrophysiologic Testing, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118399613.ch10

Author Information

  1. Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674239

Online ISBN: 9781118399613



  • syncope evaluation;
  • evaluation of patients with syncope, difficult;
  • causes of syncope;
  • sinus nodal dysfunction;
  • tachyarrhythmias, causing syncope;
  • vasodepressor syncope, most common cause of syncope;
  • syndromes of vasodepressor syncope;
  • tilt-table testing;
  • evaluation of patients with syncope;
  • electrophysiologic testing, in conjunction with tilt-table testing


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Causes of syncope

  • Evaluation of the patient with syncope