Sick sinus syndrome (SSS, tachy-brady syndrome)
|Dx:||Sick sinus syndrome (SSS, tachy-brady syndrome)|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||2019-0: Rhythm Disturbance|
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Sick sinus syndrome (SSS), also called sinus dysfunction, or sinoatrial node disease ("SND"), is a group of abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) presumably caused by a malfunction of the sinus node, the heart's primary pacemaker. Tachycardia-bradycardia syndrome is a variant of sick sinus syndrome in which the arrhythmia alternates between slow and fast heart rates. Tachycardia-bradycardia syndrome is often associated with Category:Ischemic heart disease and Category:heart valve disease.
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