Synthetic Marijuana Induced Acute Nonischemic Left Ventricular Dysfunction
- Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Case Reports in Cardiology,
(issn: 2090-6404, eissn: 2090-6412)
RC666-701 | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Case Report | Article Subject
mesheuropmc: mental disorders
Synthetic marijuana is an uptrending designer drug currently widely spread in the US. We report a case of acute deterioration of nonischemic left ventricular dysfunction after exposure to synthetic marijuana. This case illustrates the importance of history taking in cardiac patients and identifies a negative cardiovascular effect of synthetic marijuana known as K2, not yet well detected by urine toxicology screening tools.