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Stress cardiomyopathy (Tako-Tsubo) following radiofrequency ablation in the right ventricular outflow tract.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18755755     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 44-year-old female undergoing radiofrequency ablation in the right ventricular outflow tract for symptomatic, frequent premature ventricular contractions developed stress cardiomyopathy (Tako-Tsubo). Stress cardiomyopathy was probably due to hyperadrenergic state induced by the procedure itself, dobutamine infusion, sympathetic nerve stimulation at the ablation site, and parasympathetic withdrawal with atropine administration.
Can Hasdemir; Oguz Yavuzgil; Evrim Simsek; Cem Ulucan; Cahide S Cinar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-08-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1532-2092     ISO Abbreviation:  Europace     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-21     Completed Date:  2009-02-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883649     Medline TA:  Europace     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1452-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Ege University School of Medicine, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Catheter Ablation / adverse effects*
Dobutamine / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy / diagnosis,  etiology*
Vasodilator Agents / administration & dosage,  adverse effects
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction / complications*,  surgery*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Vasodilator Agents; 34368-04-2/Dobutamine
Comment In:
Europace. 2008 Dec;10(12):1361-2   [PMID:  18845563 ]
Europace. 2008 Dec;10(12):1359-60   [PMID:  18845564 ]

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