Seven-year recurrence of left ventricular apical ballooning

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Abstract

Left ventricular apical ballooning (Tako-tsubo syndrome) is an acute and rapidly reversible dysfunction of the left ventricle, triggered by a profound psychological stress. We describe an interesting case of very late recurrence.

Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume145
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 3 2010

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Keywords

  • Apical ballooning
  • Psychological stress
  • Recurrence
  • Tako-tsubo syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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