Easier Way to Detect POTS?

Dr. Julia Newton’s group in the U.K. reported a subtype of CFS with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndromeJIM-study-of-POTS-300x213 (POTS), representing 13% of a selected cohort seen at her clinic. While this finding is not new, their ability to detect the subtype using only paper instruments instead of the expensive and relapse-provoking tilt test may be an important clinical advance to help guide diagnosis and management. (Journal of Internal Medicine, Dec. 4, 2012)

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