Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity to Metals of Environmental Burden in Patients with Takotsubo Syndrome – Is There a Clinical Relevance?

@inproceedings{Maouek2016DelayedTypeHT,
  title={Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity to Metals of Environmental Burden in Patients with Takotsubo Syndrome – Is There a Clinical Relevance?},
  author={Jan Maňou{\vs}ek and Vera D. M. Stejskal and Petr Kuběna and J. Jarkovsky and Petr Němec and Petr Lokaj and Ludmila Dost{\'a}lov{\'a} and Andrea Zad{\'a}kov{\'a} and Marie Pavlu{\vs}ov{\'a} and Kl{\'a}ra Bene{\vs}ov{\'a} and P. Sooriya Kala and Roman Mikl{\'i}k and Jindrich Spinar and Jiř{\'i} Pařenica},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE Takotsubo syndrome (TS) is a heart condition characterised by a sudden transient left ventricular dysfunction; its pathophysiology is probably associated with elevated levels of catecholamines but the exact mechanism is not known as yet. Literature and clinical experience suggest that TS affects persons with various comorbidities. This pilot work… CONTINUE READING