A case of asystole from carotid sinus hypersensitivity durin
Case Presentation

Manipulation of carotid sinus may trigger bradycardia or even asystole even in patients without prior history of carotid sinus hypersensitivity. The time proximity between patient positioning and asystole, the late responsiveness to atropine, the immediate increase of heart rate after head elevation and the lack of any other trigger factor or prior history support the hypothesis of carotid sinus syndrome.

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http://bmcanesthesiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12871-016-0255-5
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