Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a STEMI mimic featuring new ECG changes, no culprit lesion on angiography and transient akinesis/dyskinesis of the left ventricle.

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain Dyspnoea 12-Lead Deeply inverted T waves Short PR Takotsubo cardiomyopathy Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
A 60 year old patient with large T-wave inversions

This ECG is from a woman in her 60s who presented with intermittent chest pain and dyspnoea for the past day, on a background of stage IV lung cancer.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain Dyspnoea 12-Lead Normal P waves Takotsubo cardiomyopathy Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
A 60 year old patient with large T-wave inversions

This ECG is from a woman in her 60s who presented with intermittent chest pain and dyspnoea for the past day, on a background of stage IV lung cancer. This was her baseline ECG.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Chest pain Dyspnoea 12-Lead Deeply inverted T waves Normal P waves Takotsubo cardiomyopathy Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
A 60 year old patient with large T-wave inversions

This ECG is from a woman in her 60s who presented with intermittent chest pain and dyspnoea for the past day, on a background of stage IV lung cancer. This was her repeat ECG the next day.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Dyspnoea Hypotension 12-Lead Anterior ST depression Inferior ST depression Normal Axis Reverse Takotsubo Takotsubo cardiomyopathy Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
An Ischemic ECG and Bedside Echo shows diffuse dysfunction but with Apical Sparing

This ECG is from a man in his 40s who presented with dyspnoea, hypotension and hypoxia. There was no chest pain. A chest xray showed diffuse pulmonary infiltrates, in a pattern consistent with pulmonary oedema.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Serial 12-lead Deeply inverted T waves Takotsubo cardiomyopathy Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Chest pain, sinus tachycardia, and ST Elevation: day after ECG
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Abdominal pain 12-Lead Anterior ST elevation Inferior ST elevation Inverted T waves Narrow QRS Normal Axis Normal PR Normal rate Regular Widespread ST elevation Takotsubo cardiomyopathy ECG of the Week CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG of the Week – 15th January 2018 – Interpretation

This ECG is from a woman in her 60s presented with a 3 day history of colicky right upper quadrant abdominal pain. She had no known past medical history.