Decision Considerations - Aerospace Medical Dispositions
Item 36. Heart - Syncope

Common Conditions and Course of Action

Disease/Condition Class Evaluation Data Disposition
Syncope All CHD Protocol with ECHO and 24-hour Holter;
bilateral carotid
Ultrasound
Requires FAA Decision

Note: Syncope, recurrent or not satisfactorily explained, requires deferral (even though the syncope episode may be medically explained, an aeromedical certification decision may still be precluded). Syncope may involve cardiovascular, neurological, and psychiatric factors.