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Happy heart syndrome
  1. Yufeng Jiang,
  2. Yafeng Zhou
  1. Department of Cardiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, China
  1. Correspondence to Dr Yafeng Zhou, Department of Cardiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou 215004, China; zhouyafeng73{at}126.com

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A 62-year-old woman with a history of hypertension was brought to the emergency department presenting with acute chest pain for 3 hours. An immediate electrocardiogram showed ST-segment elevation in the anterior leads (V2-V4, figure 1) and troponin T was 130.3 pg/mL at admission. She was then transferred to the cardiac catheterization room. The emergency coronary angiography showed normal coronary arteries. The left ventriculography presented apex and midventricular ballooning (figure 2 for systole and …

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