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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast


Jun 29, 2016

When the heart stops working, the brain stops working. But if the brain stops working, does the heart shut down? In this episode, Dr. David Manly (Duke Cardiology) discusses the pathogenesis and management of the reversible syndromes of neurogenic stress cardiomyopathy.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Lee Rosevere. Sound effects by Mike Koenig, Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making.

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