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stunning

The deep scoring or bruising of building stone, esp. by careless cutting.
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Further, myocardial stunning can have an influence on brain perfusion.
Myocardial stunning may recover over time, so inotropic agents can be used for a short time to improve cardiac function and perfusion of organs.
Another hypothesis proposed by Lyon et al (4) explores "epinephrine-mediated acute myocardial stunning.
AMR-001 is administered 5 to 11 days post-stent placement in patients diagnosed with an ST segment elevation myocardial infarction with ejection fraction less than or equal to 48%, as detennined by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging measured after recovery from myocardial stunning.
Prior case reports have demonstrated that women are more vulnerable to myocardial stunning, as evidenced by transient left ventricular dysfunction post subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Embolic phenomena have been previously implicated" in on-pump CABG, but myocardial stunning is the more likely culprit in off-pump CABG, the investigators said.
Regarding exercise-related myocardial stunning as reported in endurance athletes after competition(7), BNP as a surrogate marker of transient left ventricular dysfunction (18, 19) remained normal.
Despite marked improvements in surgical techniques and the development of various protective strategies designed to protect the heart during intraoperative cardiac arrest, myocardial stunning continues to be a common problem following open-heart surgery," commented Dr.
Myocardial stunning is thought to be one of those non-traditional risks.
10) This kind of myocardial stunning phenomenon was thought to be due to reversible cellular disturbances, which were due to free radicals.
Myocardial stunning due to simultaneous multivessei coronary spasm: A review of 5 cases.
Stress (takotsubo) cardiomyopathy --a novel pathophysiological hypothesis to explain catecholamine-induced acute myocardial stunning.