[Transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome. Case report and review of the literature].


SUBJECT Transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome, known as the japanese name of tako-tsubo was recently described and is characterised at the acute period by a large apical dyskinesia of the left ventricule apex. This syndrome usually mimics an acute coronary syndrome, sometime a cardiac failure or arrhythmias. We report a typical case of a… (More)