Neurocardiogenic Syncope (NCS)

Cheltenham Syncope Clinic:
http://www.syncope.co.uk/

The Children’s Heart Institute:
http://www.childrensheartinstitute.org/educate/syncope/neurocar.htm

Vasovagal Syncope and Related Disorders from the American Academy of Family Physicians:
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000401/tips/9.html

Syncope (NMS) in Adolescents by Martin A. G. Lewin:
http://hpps.kbsplit.hr/hpps-2003/pdf/10.pdf

Neurally Mediated Syncope by Munir Zaqqa, MD and Ali Massumi, MD, FACC:
http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pmcentrez&artid=101078

Dizziness and Syncope in Adolescence by Karen A. McLeod:
http://www.westhertshospitals.nhs.uk/WHC/archive/education/
07%20arrhythmias/Dizziness+Syncope%20in%20adolescence.pdf

Part 1. The Initial Evaluation of Patients with Syncope by Task Force on Syncope, European Society of Cardiology: (also includes Part 2)
http://www.bwgcpe.be/escguidelines/Executive_Summary_Syncope.pdf

The Elusive Pathophysiology of Neurally Mediated Syncope by Rogelio Mosqueda-Garcia, Raffaello Furlan, Jens Tank and Roxana Fernandez-Violante:
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/102/23/2898

Cardiovascular Causes of Falls by Brian J. Carey and John F. Potter:
http://ageing.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/30/suppl_4/19.pdf

Mechanisms

Cerebral Vasoconstriction in Vasovagal Syncope: Any Link With Symptoms? by Alfonso Lagi, Simone Cencetti, Vanni Corsoni, Dimitrios Georgiadis and Stefano Bacalli:
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/104/22/2694

Pathophysiology and Management of Neurocardiogenic Syncope by Nandini Nair, Farooq A. Padder & Bharat K. Kantharia
http://cme-online.med.upenn.edu/html/files/8/12014/28949/Neurocardiogenic%
20Syncope.htm

Tests

Syncope: Testing
http://www.childrensheartinstitute.org/educate/syncope/testing.htm

Treatment

Randomised Clinical Trials of Drug Therapy for Vasovagal Syncope by M. Brignole
http://www.escardio.org/communities/councils/ccp/e-journal/volume2/Pages/vol2no27.aspx

Pacemaker for Vasovagal Syncope: Good for Few by M. Brignole:
http://www.escardio.org/communities/councils/ccp/e-journal/volume2/pages/vol2_no23.aspx

Management of Recurrent Vasovagal Syncope by Means of Isometric Counterpressure Manoeuvres by M. Brignole:
http://www.escardio.org/communities/councils/ccp/e-journal/volume2/Pages/Vol2_no12.aspx

Neurocardiogenic Syncope Due to Recurrent Tonsillar Carcinoma: Successful Treatment by Dual Chamber Cardiac Pacing with Rate Hysteresis by Yue A. M., and Thomas, R. D.:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=
Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11877927&dopt=Abstract

Usefulness of a Tilt Training Program for the Prevention of Refractory Neurocardiogenic Syncope in Adolescents: A Controlled StudybyEnrico Di Girolamo, Cesare Di Iorio, Luigi Leonzio, Panfilo Sabatini and
Antonio Barsotti:
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/100/17/1798

Part 2. Diagnostic Tests and Treatment: Summary of Recommendations by Task Force on Syncope, European Society of Cardiology:
http://www.westhertshospitals.nhs.uk/WHC/archive/guidelines/07%20arrhythmias/
ESC%20Syncope%20-%20Diagnosis%20+%20Treatment.pdf

Beta-Blockers no Better than Placebo in the Treatment of Vasovagal Syncope:
http://www.jfponline.com/Pages.asp?AID=1341

The Usefulness of Tilt Testing with an Intravenous Beta-Blocker in Assessing the Efficacy of Long-Term Therapy in Patients with Vasovagal Syncope by Grzegorz Gielerak, Karol Makowski, Ewa Dłużniewska, Alicja Stec and Marian Cholewa:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=
Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=14560324&dopt=Abstract