Apical ballooning is a cardiac syndrome (Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy) described as a typical form of acute transient left ventricular dysfunction. While its onset has often been associated with emotionally or physically stressful situations, it has an overall favorable prognosis. We describe here a case of transient apical ballooning following permanent pacemaker implantation.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal|
|State||Published - Jul 2009|
- Apical ballooning