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Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy: findings on cardiac CT and coronary catheterisation
  1. J W Nance1,2,
  2. U J Schoepf1,2,
  3. L Ramos-Duran1,2
  1. 1Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
  2. 2Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
  1. Correspondence to U Joseph Schoepf, Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, 25 Courtenay Drive, MSC 226, Charleston, SC 29401, USA; schoepf{at}musc.edu

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An elderly subject (age 70s) without previous cardiac history but whose spouse had recently died, presented with acute chest pain. Cardiac CT was performed, which revealed normal coronary arteries (panel A). However, functional analysis showed left ventricular …

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