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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5543/tkda.2016.33348
  • Title of Journal : TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.514-516

Abstract

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.