26 June 2015 (Friday) - Sick Sinus Syndrome

A diagnosis I’d not seen before; Sick Sinus Syndrome. Sick sinus syndrome, (also called sinus node dysfunction), is an umbrella term for a group of arrhythmias seeming to be caused by a malfunction of the sinus node, the heart's primary pacemaker.
It is often associated with ischaemic heart disease and valvular lesions.
Bradycardia-tachycardia syndrome is a variant of sick sinus syndrome in which slow arrhythmias and fast arrhythmias alternate.

Didn’t know that….

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