Title

Transient apical thickening following apical ballooning syndrome: a case series

Aurora Affiliations

Aurora Cardiovascular Services, Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Centers

Abstract

The authors describe transient apical thickening mimicking apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy following apical ballooning syndrome. These findings are observed on multimodality cardiac imaging and appear to constitute a novel entity. Possible pathophysiologic mechanisms are explored.

Document Type

Case Report

PubMed ID

26096634

DOI

10.1111/echo.13001