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The initial strategy should be to terminate an SVT with a vagal manoeuvre, such as carotid sinus massage, after excluding any carotid artery bruit.
Vagal manoeuvres like Carotid sinus massage, Valsalva maneuver or phaiyngeal stimulation can abort the re-entrant variety of PSVT.
Other precipitating factors include foreign body ingestion (iatrogenic secondary to instrumentation and laryngoscopy), carotid sinus massage (3) and even acupuncture (6).
The pressure on carotid sinus baroreceptors, which are located just cephalad to the bifurcation of the common carotid artery, results in bradycardia, hypotension, or combination of both.
Bradycardia, related to manipulation of the carotid sinus baroreceptors located in the carotid bulb, may occur during the procedure just after the stent implantation and/or balloon angioplasty (Martinez-Fernandez et al.
9) Horner syndrome may result from cervical sympathetic chain invasion, and syncope can occur after carotid sinus compression.
Our patient did not respond to carotid sinus massage and asthma precluded the use of adenosine and beta blockers.
The CVRx Rheos Baroreflex Hypertension Therapy System is an investigational implantable device that stimulates baroreceptors in the arterial walls of the carotid sinus.
The system consists of a battery-powered implantable generator inserted under the skin near the collarbone and two carotid sinus leads, which run from the generator to the left and right carotid sinuses in the neck.
As a chemoreceptor, it is distinct from the carotid sinus, which is a baroreceptor.