Transient left ventricular apical ballooning following a prolonged ablation

  • Darryl R. Davis
  • Robert Lemery
  • Martin Green
  • Michael H. Gollob
  • Anthony S. L. Tang
  • David H. Birnie
CASE REPORT

Abstract

The authors report a case of transient left ventricular apical ballooning after a prolonged electrophysiology procedure. Interventional electrophysiologists should be aware of this syndrome as a potential complication.

Keywords

Left ventricular dysfunction Catheter ablation Arrhythmia Takotsubo Atrial flutter 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Darryl R. Davis
    • 1
  • Robert Lemery
    • 1
  • Martin Green
    • 1
  • Michael H. Gollob
    • 1
  • Anthony S. L. Tang
    • 1
  • David H. Birnie
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Ottawa Heart InstituteOttawaCanada

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