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A 41-year-old female asked:

does chf, neuro cardio syncope cause peripheral vascular disease because when i had a tilt table done, they said that the blood pooled in my feet?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Syncope: No cardio syncope does not cause peripheral vascular disease. When lying down blood is normally pooled in the lower extremities.
Dr. Rama Garimella
Cardiology 33 years experience
It is not PVD: Blood pooling in legs is not peripheral vascular disease.Blood pooling in legs is the reason for neurocardiogenic syncope.Pvd will be caused by same risk factors as aterosclerotic hd like smoking, high chol, bp, dm. Family history etc.

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Last updated Oct 7, 2013

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