Journal of Echocardiography

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 48–49 | Cite as

A case of biventricular involvement of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: 3D echocardiographic imaging

  • Hui-Jeong Hwang
  • Il Suk SohnEmail author
Images in Cardiovascular Ultrasound


Ejection Fraction Left Ventricle Cardiomyopathy Coronary Angiogram Basal Segment 
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Conflict of interest

Hui-Jeong Hwang and Il Suk Sohn declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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© Japanese Society of Echocardiography 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cardiology, Kyung Hee University Hospital at GangdongKyung Hee University School of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea

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