- Sylvia Biso,
- Supakanya Wongrakpanich,
- Akanksha Agrawal,
- Sujani Yadlapati,
- Marina Kishlyansky,
- Vincent Figueredo
Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2017 10;2017:5842182. Epub 2017 Aug 10.
Einstein Institute for Heart and Vascular Health, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Neurologic stunned myocardium (NSM) is a phenomenon where neurologic events give rise to cardiac abnormalities. Neurologic events like stroke and seizures cause sympathetic storm and autonomic dysregulation that result in myocardial injury. The clinical presentation can involve troponin elevation, left ventricular dysfunction, and ECG changes. Read More