Neurogenic stunned myocardium in Pediatrics. A case report

Revista española de anestesiología y reanimación
F J Alados ArboledasM C Martínez Padilla

Abstract

Neurogenic stunned myocardium is an unusual clinical entity. It mimics an acute coronary syndrome with electrocardiographic abnormalities, cardiac dysfunction and elevated cardiac enzymes with absence of obstructive coronary disease. It may occur after a neurosurgical procedure. A case is presented of neurogenic stunned myocardium occurring in a child after removal of a posterior fossa medulloblastoma. The patient developed nodal tachycardia with hemodynamic impairment. The clinical course was satisfactory due to antiarrhythmic therapy, with biochemical, echocardiographic, and clinical improvement within a week.

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Jun 22, 2016·Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia = Journal Canadien D'anesthésie·Eugene A Hessel
Jul 5, 2017·World Journal for Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgery·Robert Dalla PozzaB Heineking

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