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Hypotension After a Pediatric Invasive Procedure: Beware of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

  • Sweta Mohanty
  • Pradeep Kumar
  • Angel Solomon
  • Chetan Ginigeri
Scientific Letter
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Notes

Authors Contributions

SM: Drafting the case report and review of literature; PK: Critical review, final approval of the text; AS: Acquisition of data and its clinical relevance, critical review; CG: Critical review and final approval of the text. PK will act as guarantor for this paper.

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Conflict of Interest

None.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CardiologyAster CMI HospitalBengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Department of EchocardiographyAster CMI HospitalBengaluruIndia
  3. 3.Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Intensive CareAster CMI HospitalBengaluruIndia

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