Takotsubo cardiomyopathy after an upper and lower endoscopy:
Gastrointestinal endoscopies are safe and follow guidelines that emphasize patient care. Although adverse outcomes are rare, high-risk patients may be predisposed to certain events.

Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 13:81 reports a unique case of a Caucasian woman with takotsubo cardiomyopathy following an upper and lower endoscopy. The report suggests the importance of understanding possible endoscopic complications in patients who may experience stress cardiomyopathy.

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