Synkopen und Sport



Eine Synkope (griech.: synkoptein=zusammenschlagen) wird definiert als eine plötzlich eintretende, kurzfristige Bewusstlosigkeit mit Verlust des Muskeltonus infolge einer vorübergehenden globalen zerebralen Minderperfusion; Synkopen sind spontan reversibel [45]. Umfangreiche Leitlinien und Kommentare zur Diagnostik und Therapie von Synkopen wurden von der European Society of Cardiology und der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie jüngst publiziert [37, 45].


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kardiologische KlinikKlinikum am SteinenbergReutlingen
  2. 2.Abteilung Rehabilitative und Präventive SportmedizinMedizinische UniversitätsklinikFreiburg

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