Potentially Life-threatening Causes of Syncope
Effectively differentiating between potentially life-threatening causes of syncope and more benign causes requires careful evaluation.
Tilt-testing is used variably across cardiovascular units around the world. Its sensitivity and specificity in identifying causes for syncope is debated, yet it can provide important diagnostic information if performed and interpreted skillfully and has a role in guiding therapy.
In this Radcliffe Cardiology Webinar, Dr Boon Lim discusses how it is performed, how to interpret the results, and when it can make a difference to the investigation and treatment of patients with syncope.