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.

Seven-year recurrence of left ventricular apical ballooning / F. Fabbiocchi, P. Montorsi, A.L. Bartorelli. - In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY. - ISSN 0167-5273. - 145:3(2010 Dec 03), pp. e86-e87. [10.1016/j.ijcard.2008.12.162]

Seven-year recurrence of left ventricular apical ballooning

P. Montorsi
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A.L. Bartorelli
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2010

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.
Apical ballooning; Psychological stress; Recurrence; Tako-tsubo syndrome
Settore MED/11 - Malattie dell'Apparato Cardiovascolare
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