Reverse Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following intra-abdominal surgery

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Acar B., Kirbas O., Unal S., Golbasi Z., Aydogdu S.

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.44, no.6, pp.514-516, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier


Reverse Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (RTC) is a rare condition characterized by systolic dysfunction of the basal segments of the left ventricle in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease. The case of a 50-year-old woman with RTC following intra-abdominal surgery is described in the present report.