Morphologically unique feature of recurrent ampulla (takotsubo) cardiomyopathy.

@article{Ikeda2009MorphologicallyUF,
  title={Morphologically unique feature of recurrent ampulla (takotsubo) cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Etsuko Ikeda and Kenichi Hisamatsu and Yasufumi Kijima and Hiroki Mizoguchi and Shigemi Urakawa and Hideo Kimura and Katsumasa Miyaji and Mitsuru Munemasa and Y. Fujimoto and Hiromi Matsubara and Hiroshi Mikouchi},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={371-5}
}
Two similar rare cases of recurrent ampulla (takotsubo) cardiomyopathy, which was induced by physical stress of recurrent rhabdomyolysis in case 1 and aggravation of respiratory disease in case 2, are presented. At the initial admission, both patients had typical ampulla cardiomyopathy, which was indicated by transient left ventricular (LV) apical… CONTINUE READING