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Case Report: Broken Heart Syndrome – An intra operative complication

Zara Wani, Meenaxi Sharma

Abstract


We report a case of Broken Heart Syndrome in a 56 year old Postmenopausal woman suffered while undergoing simple biopsy procedure for vocal cord polyp that lead to physical, mental and financial burden both for the patient as well as the doctors. A team of cardiologists based on clinical and echocardiographic findings made the diagnosis of this case.

Keywords: Broken Heart Syndrome, Intraoperative myocardial infarction, Reversible myocardial infarction, Tako-Tsubo Cardiomyopathy, Stress related myocardial infarction




http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajme.2017.02.003
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