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Video 14-9: Computerized tomography angiogram (CTA) of the patient with apical ballooning (Takotsubo) syndrome.

From: Critical Care Ultrasonography, Second Edition

Note classical apical ballooning with preservation of other ventricular segments. Also of great importance the lack of the coronary artery disease with widely patent coronary arteries (note), since left anterior descending artery occlusion will result in similar echocardiographic and CTA picture and should be ruled out.

1 min, 53 sec
Author(s) Narinder P. Bhalla, Marguerite Underwood, Alexander B. Levitov
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