Clinical Evidence of Myocardial Damage in Patients with Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

  • M. Emdin
  • G. Di Pasquale
  • C. Boni
  • S. Urbinati
  • G. Buzzigoli
  • A. M. Lusa
  • G. Pinelli
  • A. L’Abbate
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A high proportion of patients with acute and chronic brain damage such as subarachnoid and intracranial hemorrhage and subdural hematoma [1–5], cerebral thrombosis or embolism [6], meningitis, intracranial space-occupying lesions [7], and cerebral trauma [8] exhibit a variety of cardiovascular disturbances. These include alterations of cardiac rhythm and conduction, electrocardiographic (ECG) changes of the ST segment and T wave, left ventricular wall motion abnormalities [9], myocardial necrosis occurring even in the absence of significant coronary artery disease [8–10], neurogenic pulmonary edema [2, 11], and hypertension [12].


Myocardial Damage Myocardial Necrosis Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema Serum Glutamic Oxaloacetic Transaminase Serum Myoglobin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Emdin
    • 1
  • G. Di Pasquale
    • 2
  • C. Boni
    • 3
  • S. Urbinati
    • 2
  • G. Buzzigoli
    • 1
  • A. M. Lusa
    • 2
  • G. Pinelli
    • 2
  • A. L’Abbate
    • 3
  1. 1.CNR Clinical Physiology InstitutePisaItaly
  2. 2.Cardiological DepartmentBellaria HospitalBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Institute for Medical PathologyUniversity of PisaItaly

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