Arrhythmogenic Convulsive Syncope in Neurological Practice: A Case Report

Diana V. Dmitrenko, Irina G. Strotskaya, Ivan P. Artyukhov, Olga V. Alekseeva, Natalia A. Shnayder, Gennady V. Matyushin, Vladimir V. Shprakh, Svetlana B. Sayutina, Oksana A. Gavrilyuk

International Journal of Biomedicine. 2018;8(1):65-68.
DOI: 10.21103/Article8(1)_CR1
Originally published March 15, 2018


This case report presents a 24-year-old man with a long history of arrhythmogenic convulsive syncope, which was managed as a cryptogenic generalized PRE. During complex examination of the patient within the framework of preoperative screening for the purpose of neurosurgical treatment of PRE, an idiopathic SSS was diagnosed. The clinical diagnosis was changed. The patient underwent emergency surgery at the center for cardiac surgery. ECP was implanted, the seizures stopped, resulting in dramatically improved quality of life.

epilepsy ● seizure ● syncope ● sick sinus syndrome ● cardiac rhythm disorders ● management
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Received December 12, 2017.
Accepted December 28, 2017.
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