n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Short-term warfarin treatment for apical thrombus in a patient with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy : case report

Volume 27 Number 3
  • ISSN : 1995-1892
  • E-ISSN: 1680-0745



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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