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2020 Apr

Eur Heart J Case Rep



Inverted takotsubo syndrome complicated with cardiogenic shock requiring veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a patient with bilateral pheochromocytoma: a case report.


Takotsubo syndrome (TS) is characterized by a transient left ventricular (LV) dysfunction and rarely presents with cardiogenic shock (CS). Inverted TS (ITS) is a rare entity associated with the presence of a pheochromocytoma.