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Fig. 6 | Insights into Imaging

Fig. 6

From: Left ventricular apical diseases

Fig. 6

A 72-year-old woman with Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy who was seen in the emergency room for acute chest pain, raised cardiac enzymes and ST elevation segments. Conventional coronarography did not show significant epicardial stenosis. a STIR T2-weighted images in the short-axis view show diffuse oedema in apical segments with transmural location. Note how the mid and especially the basal segments are spared. b Delayed enhancement sequence shows normal and viable myocardium ruling out necrosis in the LV wall

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