Sepsis-associated takotsubo cardiomyopathy can be reversed with levosimendan.

Abstract

Sepsis is a stressful physical condition, and at the acute phase, overstimulation of the sympathetic nervous system may occur; these events have the potential to induce cardiomyopathy. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) is a form of catecholamine-induced cardiomyopathy, which occurs very rarely in sepsis. However, TTC management in critically ill patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2011.02.030

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