TITLE

CASE STUDY

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a 65-year-old woman, with no significant medical history, who was brought to the emergency department because of a sudden onset of substernal chest pressure. After a series of tests the woman was diagnosed with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. To mechanically support the left ventricle, an intra-aortic balloon pump was placed.
ACCESSION #
36381744

 

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