Subaortic dynamic obstruction: A contributing factor to haemodynamic instability in tako-tsubo syndrome?

11Citations
Citations of this article
7Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

We present a case of transient apical ballooning with haemodynamic instability in a female patient with normal coronaries and a history of poorly controlled systemic arterial hypertension. There was dynamic obstruction of the outflow tract and moderate secondary mitral regurgitation at presentation. These were due to systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve, which normalised gradually with the recovery of left ventricular function, and to a 'sigmoid' septum. Mid-cavity obstruction is potentially an important contributory factor to the haemodynamic instability sometimes encountered in this syndrome. © The Author 2007.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Ionescu, A. (2008). Subaortic dynamic obstruction: A contributing factor to haemodynamic instability in tako-tsubo syndrome? European Journal of Echocardiography, 9(3), 384–385. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euje.2006.11.011

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free