Tako-tsubo Cardiomyopathy or Broken Heart Syndrome

AUTHORS

A Wahab , * , S Wahab , R Panwar , S Alvi

How to Cite: Wahab A , Wahab S , Panwar R , Alvi S . Tako-tsubo Cardiomyopathy or Broken Heart Syndrome, Int Cardio Res J. 2010 ; 4(1):e67664.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

International Cardiovascular Research Journal: 4 (1); e67664
Published Online: March 31, 2010
Article Type: Brief Report
Received: February 19, 2010
Accepted: March 31, 2010

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Abstract

Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy is a rare but reversible entity that mimics acute myocardial infarction or congestive
heart failure. Its timely recognition is important not only for appropriate treatment of this condition but also to
prevent the disease recurrence and the use of potentially life threatening procedures for comparable conditions.

Keywords

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Congestive heart failure Myocardial Infarction

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