Edward R. Tuohy

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We are reporting a case of Tako tsubo cardiomyopathy (transient left ventricular apical ballooning) in the Western population identified by a perfusion echocardiogram that demonstrated perfusion defect at baseline in the apical and adjacent walls that was incongruous to the wall-motion abnormality. The perfusion defect improved within 72 hours on a repeated(More)
A 52-year-old male underwent cardiac catheterization for abnormal stress test. Trans-radial coronary angiography revealed a severe proximal left anterior descending artery (LAD) lesion. LAD angioplasty was performed with two drug-eluting stents. This resulted in dissection of the proximal LAD, the circumflex artery and the left main coronary artery (LMCA)(More)
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