Transient apical thickening following apical ballooning syndrome: A case series

Muaz M. Abudiab, Susan Wilansky, Steven Jay Lester, Rayan Yousefzai, Rochelle Tyler, A. Jamil Tajik

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Abstract

The authors describe transient apical thickening mimicking apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy following apical ballooning syndrome. These findings are observed on multimodality cardiac imaging and appear to constitute a novel entity. Possible pathophysiologic mechanisms are explored. Mini-Abstract The authors describe transient apical thickening mimicking apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy following apical ballooning syndrome. These findings are observed on multimodality cardiac imaging and appear to constitute a novel entity. Possible pathophysiologic mechanisms are explored.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1723-1727
Number of pages5
JournalEchocardiography
Volume32
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2015

Keywords

  • apical ballooning syndrome
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • myocardial stunning
  • stress
  • transient

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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