sick

(redirected from sick sinus syndrome)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

sick

1. inclined or likely to vomit
2. 
a. suffering from ill health
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the sick
3. 
a. of, relating to, or used by people who are unwell
b. (in combination): sickbed
4. deeply affected with a mental or spiritual feeling akin to physical sickness
5. mentally, psychologically, or spiritually disturbed
6. an informal word for vomit
References in periodicals archive ?
When they told me I had Sick Sinus Syndrome, I was still allowed to work as a firefighter," he said.
TABLE 1 Patient, anaesthetic, ECT and pacemaker details, and concomitant cardiac medications Patient Gender Age (y) Treatments Anaesthetic 1 F 86 26 thio/sux 2 M 81 12 thio/sux 3 M 72 8 thio/sux 4 F 78 12 thio/sux 5 F 72 12 thio/sux 21 prop/sux 6 F 83 17 thio/sux 7 F 89 16 thio/sux 8 F 87 6 thio/sux 9 F 87 8 prop/sux 10 M 80 9 thio/sux Patient Pacemaker Reason Medications 1 DDD tachy-brady syndrome amiodarone atenolol 2 DDDR sick sinus syndrome diltiazem 3 DDDR syncope none 4 DDDR heart block perindopril 5 DDDR bradycardia atenolol amlodipine 6 VVI sick sinus syndrome amiodarone digoxin 7 DDDR heart block metoprolol 8 DDDR sick sinus syndrome none 9 DDDR sick sinus syndrome frusemide 10 DDD heart block none thio/sux=tmopentone/suxametnomum.
A VVI (ventricular ventricular inhibited) pacemaker had been implanted for treatment of sick sinus syndrome 9 years earlier.
patients without a pacemaker who have sick sinus syndrome, 2nd or 3rd degree AV block or bradycardic-related syncope) were excluded from the main PLATO study evaluating the safety and efficacy of ticagrelor.
We are committed to turning discoveries such as this, as well as our recent findings in ovarian cancer and sick sinus syndrome, and our future discoveries, into real benefit for patients," Dr.
Therefore, we concluded that the patient also has concomitant sick sinus syndrome and we decided to implant a pacemaker.
NICE advises in its latest guidance that up to 90 per cent of all pacemakers implanted to treat sick sinus syndrome and atrioventricular block - the two primary causes of bradycardia - should be dual-chamber devices, which deliver electrical impulses to both the right atrium and the right ventricle.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, Sick Sinus Syndrome Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2011 provides data on the Sick Sinus Syndrome clinical trial scenario.