[Stress induced "Takotsubo" cardiomyopathy: you can die from a broken heart!].

Abstract

Stress induced "Takotsubo" cardiomyopathy is a recently described cardiovascular syndrome mimicking acute myocardial infarction and characterised by reversible left ventricular dysfunction with apical ballooning in patients without coronary artery disease. It usually affects elderly women and is preceded by emotional or physical stress. With early diagnosis… (More)

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