The clinical features of transient left ventricular nonapical ballooning syndrome: comparison with apical ballooning syndrome.

@article{Hahn2007TheCF,
  title={The clinical features of transient left ventricular nonapical ballooning syndrome: comparison with apical ballooning syndrome.},
  author={Joo Yong Hahn and Hyeon-cheol Gwon and Seung Woo Park and Seung Hyuk Choi and Jin ho Choi and Jin Oh Choi and Sang Chul Lee and Young Keun On and June-Soo Kim and Duk Kyung Kim and Eun Suk Jeon and Sang Hoon Lee and Kyung-Pyo Hong and Jeong Euy Park},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={154 6},
  pages={1166-73}
}
BACKGROUND Recently, several cases of atypical left ventricular (LV) ballooning syndrome without involvement of the LV apex have been reported. However, there has been no assessment of the clinical features of this novel presentation or comparison with the typical transient LV apical ballooning syndrome. METHODS We evaluated 47 patients diagnosed with transient LV ballooning syndrome. The diagnostic criteria were (1) transient akinesia/dyskinesia beyond a single major coronary artery vascular… CONTINUE READING