26 June 2021>: Articles
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Induced by Very Low-Dose Epinephrine Contained in Local Anesthetics: A Case Report
Diagnostic / therapeutic accidentsWaichi Yamamoto B , Tasuku Nishihara A* , Kazuo Nakanishi B , Naoki Abe E , Taisuke Hamada E , Mikiko Takeuchi C , Toshihiro Yorozuya E
Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e932028
Figure 2. Time change of electrocardiography. Chest X-ray results and time changes of 12-lead electrocardiography (ECG) after surgery. (A) Preoperative and postoperative chest X-ray results. (B) The 12-lead ECG demonstrated slight ST-segment elevation in precordial lead V2 and slight depression in leads V3 to V6 at 1 h after surgery; additionally, a giant negative T wave occurred on postoperative day 2 but was resolved 4 months later.