A 72-year-old woman presented with severe sudden onset substernal chest pain with shortness of breath while performing yard work after a social interaction, and a transthoracic echocardiography suggested Takotsubo syndrome (TTS). The Pathways Consult Service investigated and focused on key questions regarding TTS.
Duncan J. Flynn, MD, Kumar Krishnan, MD, and colleagues have demonstrated the safety and technical success of endoscopic ultrasound-guided gallbladder drainage for primary treatment of biliary colic, secondary prevention of gallstone pancreatitis, and other indications besides acute cholecystitis.
Duncan J. Flynn, MD, is a clinical fellow in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Digestive Healthcare at Mass General
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