J Crit Care Med (Targu Mures) 2022 Apr 12;8(2):117-122. Epub 2022 May 12.
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care I, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania.
Introduction: Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a rare reversible type of heart failure, often precipitated by emotional stress; other risk factors include intracranial bleeding, ischemic stroke, sepsis, major surgery, pheochromocytoma. The clinical, electrical and blood sample analysis features resemble those of a myocardial infarction- however, they occur in the absence of angiographic coronary filling defects.
Case Presentation: A 61-year-old male patient, 71 kg, 175 cm, underwent liver transplantation for Child-Pugh B cirrhosis secondary to mixed viral hepatitis (B and D). Read More