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….