Adams-Stokes Syndrome

Adams-Stokes syndrom

Svensk definition

Övergående asystole eller ventrikelflimmer under atrioventrikulärblock.

Engelsk definition

A condition of fainting spells caused by heart block, often an atrioventricular block, that leads to BRADYCARDIA and drop in CARDIAC OUTPUT. When the cardiac output becomes too low, the patient faints (SYNCOPE). In some cases, the syncope attacks are transient and in others cases repetitive and persistent.

Svenska synonymer

Stokes-Adams attacker

Engelska synonymer

Adams Stokes Syndrome Syndrome, Adams-Stokes Stokes-Adams Attacks Attacks, Stokes-Adams Stokes Adams Attacks Adam-Stokes Attacks Adam Stokes Attacks Attacks, Adam-Stokes Stokes-Adams Syndrome Stokes Adams Syndrome Syndrome, Stokes-Adams