Reflex Anoxic Seizures
An Introduction to Reflex Anoxic Seizures
Reflex anoxic seizures (RAS) are non-epileptic events caused by a reflex asystole due to increased vagal responsiveness. Recovery is spontaneous in around 30 to 60 seconds. Once the seizure occurs, management involves the recovery position of the patient, preventing trauma and providing airway clearance. RAS often resemble epileptic seizures, which can make diagnosis challenging; misdiagnosis of RAS as epilepsy is not rare.
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John Camm and Trudie Lobban – Partnership between Arrhythmia Alliance and touchCARDIO
Trudie Lobban (Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Arrhythmia Alliance, Atrial Fibrillation Association and Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures) and Professor John Camm (President and Trustee, Arrhythmia Alliance and Atrial Fibrillation Association) discuss the new partnership between the Arrhythmia Alliance and touchCARDIO. More information on the new partnership can be found via our press release. […]
Arrhythmia Alliance and touchCARDIO – Thoughts on the New Partnership
We spoke to Professor Hugh Calkins, Dr Sabine Ernst, Dr Ben Freedman, Professor Robert Sheldon, Dr Nick Linker and Professor John Morgan about the Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A), Atrial Fibrillation Association (AF Assoc) and Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures (STARS), and their new partnership with touchCARDIO. Filmed at Heart Rhythm 2019, San Francisco, CA, USA. […]
Pseudoseizure with Pseudo-ventricular Tachycardia
European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology. 2018;4(1):28–30 DOI: https://doi.org/10.17925/EJAE.2018.04.01.28
Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), or pseudoseizures, are paroxysmal episodes that resemble, and often misdiagnosed as, epileptic seizures; however, they are psychological (i.e., emotional, stress-related) in origin. Unlike epileptic seizures, PNES do not result from an abnormal electrical discharge from the brain; they are a physical manifestation of a psychological disturbance.1 PNES may be thought of […]
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