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Recurrent Post-Cardioversion Takotsubo Syndrome
Jean Paul Mangion1, Geoffrey Horlait1
1Intensive Care Unit, Université Catholique de Louvain, CHU UCL Namur, Avenue Gaston Therasse, 1, 5530 Yvoir Belgium.
Takotsubo syndrome (TTS) is characterised by transient regional wall motion abnormalities of the left or right ventricles often associated with new ECG changes (including ST-segment elevations, ST-segment depressions, T-wave inversions and QTc prolongation) in the absence of a culprit atherosclerotic artery which could explain the ventricular dysfunction. In this article we present an unusual case of recurrent TTS following electrical cardioversion in a 61 year old female patient who was admitted to our unit.
Keywords: TTS; ECG
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Jean Paul Mangion, Geoffrey Horlait. Recurrent Post-Cardioversion Takotsubo Syndrome. International Journal of Case Reports, 2020; 4:160. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2020-08-1807
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