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Case 10: Postural Tachycardia Syndrome with Hyperventilation 

Case 10: Postural Tachycardia Syndrome with Hyperventilation
Case 10: Postural Tachycardia Syndrome with Hyperventilation

Peter Novak

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date: 30 October 2020

Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) patients exhibit signs of cerebral hypoperfusion, which is related to a decline in cerebral blood flow velocity (CBFv). End tidal CO2 has profound effects on CBFv. A decline in CBFv in POTS is mainly due to hypocapnia. This is a common finding in POTS.

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