Early postoperative tako-tsubo-like left ventricular dysfunction: transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome.

@article{Lentschener2006EarlyPT,
  title={Early postoperative tako-tsubo-like left ventricular dysfunction: transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome.},
  author={Claude Lentschener and Olivier Vignaux and Christian Spaulding and Philippe Bonnichon and Paul Legmann and Yves M Ozier},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2006},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={580-2}
}
We diagnosed transient left ventricular apical wall motion abnormalities after surgery in a patient presenting with a clinical and electrocardiographic picture of acute myocardial infarction in the absence of significant coronary disease. These angiographic, clinical, and electrocardiographic features satisfied the criteria of the recently described tako-tsubo-like left ventricular dysfunction. 
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