, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 43-47
Date: 19 Oct 2007

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a patient with postural tachycardia syndrome

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Abstract

A patient with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) developed takotsubo cardiomyopathy while undergoing elective surgery. Based on experimental data, we hypothesize that POTS may have predisposed our patient to this disorder and suggest possible modifications in management.