Transient Loss of Consciousness (T-LOC) Risk Stratification
To identify the specific cause of the loss of consciousness in order to apply an effective mechanism-specific treatment strategy. In this regard, it is recognized that in the vast majority of the patients, syncope is a disturbing or disabling condition that while not immediately life-threatening may nonetheless substantially diminish quality of life and lead to physical injury. Defining the mechanism is the prerequisite for finding a specific therapy to prevent syncopal recurrences.
KeywordsBrain Natriuretic Peptide Structural Heart Disease Unexplained Syncope Syncope Recurrence Syncope Patient