Syncope is a relatively common event in the general population and is not infrequently encountered in athletes. The pathophysiology of all forms of syncope consists of a sudden decrease in cerebral blood flow, though there are many other mechanisms for transient loss of consciousness (TLOC).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Sports Cardiology Essentials|
|Subtitle of host publication||Evaluation, Management and Case Studies|
|Publisher||Springer New York|
|Number of pages||17|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2011|
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