John Libbey Eurotext

When the brain hurts the lung: neurogenic pulmonary edema following a first epileptic seizure Volume 21, issue 6, December 2019

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Respiratory Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, BIOPOLIS, 41110, Larissa, Greece
* Correspondence: Ourania S. Kotsiou Respiratory Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, BIOPOLIS, 41500, Larissa, Greece

To the Editor, We read with great interest the well-presented article entitled “When the brain hurts the heart: status epilepticus inducing tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy” published in Epileptic Disorders by Giovannini et al., reviewing the unrecognized but existent entity of tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy, as a consequence of status epilepticus (Giovannini et al., 2019). A high clinical index of suspicion is the key to early diagnosis of the apical ballooning syndrome in patients who experience [...]