Reverse Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy following Intra-Abdominal surgery

AÇAR B., KIRBAŞ Ö. , Ünal S., Gölbaşi Z., Aydoǧdu S.

Turk Kardiyoloji Dernegi Arsivi, vol.44, no.6, pp.514-516, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5543/tkda.2016.33348
  • Title of Journal : Turk Kardiyoloji Dernegi Arsivi
  • Page Numbers: pp.514-516
  • Keywords: Surgery, stress cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo cardiomyopathy


© 2016 Turkish Society of Cardiology.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.