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Sick Sinus Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.067.093.249
C14.280.067.558.536
C14.280.123.500.536
C23.550.073.093.249
C23.550.073.425.440
Unique ID
D012804
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012804
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Sick Sinus Node Syndrome
Sinus Node Disease
Sinus Node Dysfunction
NLM Classification #
WG 330.5.S5
Previous Indexing
Arrhythmia, Sinus (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80
History Note
80
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/12/20
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Sick Sinus Syndrome Preferred
Sinus Node Dysfunction Related
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