Recurrent Post-Cardioversion Takotsubo Syndrome

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.

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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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