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VOLUME 24 , ISSUE 5 ( May, 2020 ) > List of Articles


Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Ruptured Supraclinoid Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm

Laxmi Narayan Tripathy, Indrajit Rana, Amitabha Saha, Rahul Dixit

Keywords : Cardiomyopathy, Intracranial aneurysm, Myocardial dysfunction, Neurocritical care, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Citation Information : Tripathy LN, Rana I, Saha A, Dixit R. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Ruptured Supraclinoid Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm. Indian J Crit Care Med 2020; 24 (5):363-364.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23425

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-07-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


A 41-year-old lady who presented with sudden-onset severe headache diagnosed to have ruptured supraclinoid internal carotid artery (ICA) aneurysm. Her cardiac echocardiography showed features of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. After stabilizing her cardiac condition, she underwent craniotomy and clipping of aneurysm. Both cardiac and neurological catastrophes were managed by the joint team with excellent outcome. This paper emphasizes the need for high-quality combined care.

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