A 37-year-old man with recurrent fainting: A short communication

Marina Leitman*, Itzhak Zyssman, Shalom Abuhatzera, Margarita Vasserman, Christina Ben Baruh, Zvi Vered

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The possible influence of the oesophageal diseases on the heart is well known. Deglutition syncope and pre-syncope have been described in relation to arrhythmias or mechanical problems. We report here a case of recurrent pre-syncope in a patient after gastric banding.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E30
JournalEuropean Journal of Echocardiography
Issue number7
StatePublished - Aug 2010


  • Gastric banding
  • Left atrium
  • Syncope


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