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Apical thrombus associated with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a young woman.
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PMID:  19438699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy complicated by left ventricular apical thrombus in a young woman; the thrombus and wall motion abnormalities disappeared after 3 weeks of anticoagulant therapy. These findings suggest that appropriate anticoagulation therapy should be performed in patients with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy until wall motion abnormalities improve.
Ricardo Tobar; Renee Rotzak; Yoseph Rozenman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2009 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-14     Completed Date:  2009-07-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  575-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Heart Failure Service, E. Wolfson Medical Center, Heart Institute, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Holon, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy / complications*,  ultrasonography*
Thrombosis / complications*,  ultrasonography*
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / complications*,  ultrasonography*

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