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Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy After Transcatheter Edwards Sapien Pulmonary Valve Placement in a Patient With Tetralogy of Fallot.
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PMID:  23052664     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 34-year-old woman who had history of repaired tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve syndrome presented for transcatheter intervention to reestablish pulmonary valve competence. A 26-mm Edwards Sapien valve was implanted, and coronary angiography after implantation demonstrated no coronary compression. Hemodynamically stable ventricular tachycardia was documented after the procedure. A 12-lead electrocardiogram showed ST segment elevation, and cardiac enzymes were moderately elevated. An echocardiogram demonstrated the stable position of the new pulmonary valve, the marked circumferential hypokinesia of the mid-to-apical left ventricular myocardium, and the normally contracting basal-to-mid myocardial segments. No intervention was required. An echocardiogram obtained 4 days after discharge showed qualitatively improved left ventricular systolic function, particularly in the apical region.
Enrique Oliver Aregullin; Ruchira Garg; Darren Berman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-1971     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Miami Children's Hospital, 3100 Southwest 62nd Avenue, Miami, FL, 33155, USA,
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