Brain-heart crosstalk: the many faces of stress-related cardiomyopathy syndromes in anaesthesia and intensive care.

@article{Mazzeo2014BrainheartCT,
  title={Brain-heart crosstalk: the many faces of stress-related cardiomyopathy syndromes in anaesthesia and intensive care.},
  author={Anna Teresa Mazzeo and Alessia Micalizzi and Luciana Mascia and A Scicolone and Luca Siracusano},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2014},
  volume={112 5},
  pages={803-15}
}
Neurogenic stress cardiomyopathy (NSC) is a well-known syndrome complicating the early phase after an acute brain injury, potentially affecting outcomes. This article is a review of recent data on the putative role of localization and lateralization of brain lesions in NSC, cardiac innervation abnormalities, and new polymorphisms and other genetic causes of the sympathetic nervous system over-activity. Concerns regarding the management of stress-related cardiomyopathy syndromes during the… CONTINUE READING

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