Myocardial Inotropic Dysfunction

Clinical Spectrum
· Neurogenic stunned myocardium · Exacerbation of heart failure · Myocardial injury · Stress induced cardiomyopathy
Etiology
·        Psychological stress ·        Critical illness ·        Natural disaster ·        Neurological disorders ·        Catecholamine infusion ·        Spinal cord disorder ·        Acute SAH is major cause for stress induced cardiomyopathy