EURORAD ESR

Case 12764

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Author(s)
A.C.F. van Gorp, K. Koster, R.E. Westerbeek

Deventer Ziekenhuis
the Netherlands
Email:A.vanGorp@dz.nl
 
Patient
female, 73 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Two-chamber view

    Two-chamber view. Preserved regional wall motion at the base and midportion of the left ventricle but completely akinetic apex with apical ballooning.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Four-chamber view

    Four-chamber view with aortic root. Preserved regional wall motion at the base and midportion of the left ventricle but completely akinetic apex, with apical ballooning.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Delayed enhancement

    Two-chamber view with no delayed enhancement.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    CINE

    CINE Two-chamber: Left-side: First MRI, left ventricle with apical ballooning and akinetic apex. Right-side: Second MRI, left ventricle normalisation.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    CINE

    CINE Four-chamber. Left-side: First MRI, left ventricle with apical ballooning and akinetic apex. Right-side: Second MRI, left ventricle normalisation.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
Two-chamber view. Preserved regional wall motion at the base and midportion of the left ventricle but completely akinetic apex with apical ballooning.
 
Four-chamber view with aortic root. Preserved regional wall motion at the base and midportion of the left ventricle but completely akinetic apex, with apical ballooning.
 
Two-chamber view with no delayed enhancement.
 
CINE Two-chamber: Left-side: First MRI, left ventricle with apical ballooning and akinetic apex. Right-side: Second MRI, left ventricle normalisation.
 
CINE Four-chamber. Left-side: First MRI, left ventricle with apical ballooning and akinetic apex. Right-side: Second MRI, left ventricle normalisation.
 
 
 
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