Takotsubo cardiomyopathy may represent yet another complication of postoperative delirium.
Caption: Figure 1: Comparison of end-diastolic and end-systolic images obtained during left ventriculography before (A) and after (B) the onset of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy.
9) A further report described an elderly woman suffering from takotsubo cardiomyopathy
a few hours after receiving tragic news regarding her son.
It has even been suggested that takotsubo cardiomyopathy
might be related to the autoimmunity of thyroid disease (6).
All patients in the Rhode Island Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Registry arrived at the hospital with heart attack-like symptoms, including chest pain and shortness of breath.
is an increasingly reported syndrome characterized by transient systolic dysfunction of the apical and or mid segments of the left ventricle without the presence of coronary artery disease (1, 2).
Since Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
was first reported in 1990, this syndrome has been recognised worldwide (1).
An unusual electrocardiographic manifestation of takotsubo cardiomyopathy
Association of takotsubo cardiomyopathy
and long QT syndrome.
Serial electrocardiographic findings in women with takotsubo cardiomyopathy
It is such a well-recognized pattern that cardiology fellows see a ventriculogram of a left anterior descending artery infarct and mistakenly assume that it is another example of takotsubo cardiomyopathy
rather than the much more common ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Cardiac catheterization showed "apical ballooning" without evidence of epicardial narrowing, a picture consistent with takotsubo cardiomyopathy