Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Sick Sinus Disease Outlook

What to expect with sick sinus syndrome:

  • The outcome of sick sinus syndrome varies from person to person.
  • Those who have slow heart rates tend to have a better outcome than those with fast heart rates.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Sick Sinus Disease References
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