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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2016, Article ID 2693062, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2693062
Case Report

Ventricular Septal Defect from Takotsubo Syndrome

1Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
2Division of Cardiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Received 27 April 2016; Revised 25 June 2016; Accepted 10 July 2016

Academic Editor: Assad Movahed

Copyright © 2016 Daniel Y. Lu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplemental Video 1 shows the initial outside hospital echocardiogram's apical 4-chamber view demonstrating apical akinesis and ballooning with hyperdynamic base, features consistent with Takotsubo Syndrome. Supplemental Video 2 shows the initial outside hospital echocardiogram's subcostal view demonstrating VSD with left to right shunt. Supplemental Video 3 shows our echocardiogram, 11 days later, with recovery of left ventricular morphology and ejection fraction. Supplemental Video 4 shows the echocardiogram after repair of VSD with Amplatzer in place.

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