Alberto Puig, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Syncope

Syncope I. Scope of the problem Syncope, from the old Greek sy[n]gkope meaning “a cutting into pieces”, is defined as a sudden, temporary loss of consciousness and postural tone with spontaneous recovery, which results from insufficient oxygen delivery to the brain. While other names are often used to describe syncope (fainting, swooning or blacking out),…

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