REVIEW ARTICLE The role of multimodality imaging in takotsubo cardiomyopathy a b Osamu Manabe, MD, PhD, Masanao Naya, MD, PhD, Noriko Oyama-Manabe, c b d MD, PhD, Kazuhiro Koyanagawa, MD, and Nagara Tamaki, MD, PhD Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hokkaido University of Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hokkaido University of Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan Department of Radiology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan Received May 1, 2018; accepted May 1, 2018 doi:10.1007/s12350-018-1312-x Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC) is a syndrome of transient left ventricular (LV) dysfunction mimicking acute coronary syndrome. Although the mechanisms underlying the occurrence of TC are unknown, several imaging techniques contribute to its diagnosis. Here we review the current knowledge about TC, in particular, the pathophysiology and the role of imaging including nuclear cardiovascular medicine. (J Nucl Cardiol 2018) 123 123 18 Key Words: Takotsubo cardiomyopathy Æ I-BMIPP Æ I-MIBG Æ F-FDG PET Æ cardiovascular magnetic resonance Abbreviations CMR Cardiovascular magnetic resonance ECG Electrocardiography I- Iodine-123-labeled beta-methyl-P- LV Left ventricle/ventricular BMIPP iodophenylpentadecanoic acid EF Ejection fraction I- Iodine-123-labeled MBF Myocardial blood ﬂow MIBG metaiodobenzylguanidine PET Positron emission tomography
Journal of Nuclear Cardiology – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2018
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