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Sick Sinus Syndrome

"Sick Sinus Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A condition caused by dysfunctions related to the SINOATRIAL NODE including impulse generation (CARDIAC SINUS ARREST) and impulse conduction (SINOATRIAL EXIT BLOCK). It is characterized by persistent BRADYCARDIA, chronic ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, and failure to resume sinus rhythm following CARDIOVERSION. This syndrome can be congenital or acquired, particularly after surgical correction for heart defects.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sick Sinus Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sick Sinus Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 28 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2004
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.