An atypical case of "Takotsubo cardiomyopathy" during alcohol withdrawal: abnormality in the transient left ventricular wall motion and a remarkable elevation in the ST segment.

@article{Suzuki2004AnAC,
  title={An atypical case of "Takotsubo cardiomyopathy" during alcohol withdrawal: abnormality in the transient left ventricular wall motion and a remarkable elevation in the ST segment.},
  author={Kengo Suzuki and Naohiko Osada and Yoshihiro J Akasi and Noriyuki Suzuki and Masayoshi Sakakibara and Fumihiko Miyake and Futaba Maki and Youichi Takahashi},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={300-5}
}
A 64-year-old man was admitted due to hypokalemia-related myopathy. He was heavy drinker. He felt the stress of alcohol withdrawal during his hospitalization. The patient suffered a cardiopulmonary arrest lasting approximately 5 minutes on the fifth hospital day. One day later, ST-segment elevation was observed in leads I, aV(L), and V(2-6). Emergent cardiac catheterization was performed for suspicion of acute myocardial infarction. Normal coronary arteries with anterior akinesis of the left… CONTINUE READING

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