Recurrent takotsubo cardiomyopathy triggered by convulsive status epilepticus.


INTRODUCTION Takotsubo cardiomyopathy can complicate several conditions including neurological emergencies. A few recurrent cases associated with seizures have been reported, but none of the patients had status epilepticus. The pathophysiology of takotsubo syndrome, although debated, may involve stunning of the myocardium by a catecholamine storm triggered… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12028-008-9107-6


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@article{Legriel2008RecurrentTC, title={Recurrent takotsubo cardiomyopathy triggered by convulsive status epilepticus.}, author={Stephane Legriel and Fabrice Bruneel and Ludovic Dalle and Corinne App{\'e}r{\'e}-de-Vecchi and Jean Georges and Nathalie Abbosh and Matthieu Henry-Lagarrigue and Laure Revault D'Allonnes and Hager Ben Mokhtar and Juliette Audibert and Pierre Guezennec and Gilles Troch{\'e} and Jean Pierre P. B{\'e}dos}, journal={Neurocritical care}, year={2008}, volume={9 1}, pages={118-21} }