UTI-Associated Septic Cardiomyopathy: Saving the Heart in the Nick of Time.
A patient with gram-negative sepsis developed acute global biventricular dysfunction with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction. A diagnosis of sepsis-induced cardiomyopathy (SICM) was made following the complete resolution of cardiac dysfunction. This case highlights the importance of the early diagnosis of SICM and treatment of the underlying cause.
Erdem S, Das A, Ismail R, Makki H, Hakim A. UTI-associated septic cardiomyopathy: saving the heart in the nick of time. Cureus. 2022 Oct 5;14(10):e29957. doi: 10.7759/cureus.29957. PMID: 36381704.