Transesophageal echo diagnosis of perioperative unusual tran
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Stress cardiomyopathy, or Takotsubo syndrome, is a widely recognized cardiac pathology with a clinical presentation similar to acute coronary syndrome and related to physical or emotional stress. Perioperatively, it is challenging to identify it given the variety of forms and scenarios in which it can present. We describe a 22-year-old patient with an atypical presentation of Takotsubo syndrome during anaesthesia induction, which highlights the usefulness of transesophageal echocardiography for the initial diagnosis...

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