"Sick Sinus Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A condition caused by dysfunctions related to the SINOATRIAL NODE including impulse generation (CARDIAC SINUS ARREST) and impulse conduction (SINOATRIAL EXIT BLOCK). It is characterized by persistent BRADYCARDIA, chronic ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, and failure to resume sinus rhythm following CARDIOVERSION. This syndrome can be congenital or acquired, particularly after surgical correction for heart defects.
|Sinus Node Dysfunction
- Sinus Node Dysfunction
- Dysfunction, Sinus Node
- Dysfunctions, Sinus Node
- Sinus Node Disease
- Sinus Node Diseases
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Sick Sinus Syndrome".
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