n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Short-term warfarin treatment for apical thrombus in a patient with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy : case report
|Article Title||Short-term warfarin treatment for apical thrombus in a patient with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy : case report|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey, 2 Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey, 3 Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey, 4 Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey and 5 Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey|
|Publication Date||May 2016|
|Pages||12 - 14|
|Keyword(s)||Apical thrombus, Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and Warfarin|
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TCMP) is characterised by a temporary aneurysm of the left ventricular apex in individuals without significant stenosis of the coronary arteries. It is extremely rare to see it combined with a thrombus. In this case report, we present a 57-year-old female patient with TCMP in whom apical thrombus was treated with short-term warfarin use.
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