Reverse Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following intra-abdominal surgery [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2016; 44(6): 514-516 | DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2016.33348

Reverse Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following intra-abdominal surgery

Burak Açar, Özgür Kırbaş, Sefa Ünal, Zehra Gölbaşı, Sinan Aydoğdu
Department Of Cardiology, Yuksek Ihtisas Heart-education And Research Hospital, Ankara/turkey

Summary– 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.

Keywords: Surgery, stress cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo cardiomyopathy.







How to cite this article
Burak Açar, Özgür Kırbaş, Sefa Ünal, Zehra Gölbaşı, Sinan Aydoğdu. Reverse Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following intra-abdominal surgery. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2016; 44(6): 514-516

Corresponding Author: Burak Açar, Türkiye
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