Clinical Autonomic Research

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 43–47

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a patient with postural tachycardia syndrome


DOI: 10.1007/s10286-007-0444-x

Cite this article as:
Khurana, R.K. Clin Auton Res (2008) 18: 43. doi:10.1007/s10286-007-0444-x


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.


postural tachycardia sympathetic nervous system cardiomyopathy case report heart rate autonomic nervous system 

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© Springer 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of MedicineUnion Memorial HospitalBaltimoreUSA

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