"Once apical ballooning, always apical ballooning?"

  • Vydt T
  • Dubois C
  • Papas C
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It is important that a cardiologist knows and recognizes the entity of takotsubo cardiomyopathy or apical ballooning, but remains aware that a subsequent similar episode is not necessarily a recurrence of this syndrome. Relapse may be caused by "classical" coronary atherosclerosis, as described in this case report.

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  • T Vydt

  • C Dubois

  • C Papas

  • P Sinnaeve

  • W Desmet

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