Prevalence of thrombophilic disorders in takotsubo patients: the (ThROmbophylia in TAkotsubo cardiomyopathy) TROTA study

@article{Cecchi2016PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of thrombophilic disorders in takotsubo patients: the (ThROmbophylia in TAkotsubo cardiomyopathy) TROTA study},
  author={Emanuele Cecchi and Guido Parodi and Serena Fatucchi and Paola Angelotti and Cristina Giglioli and Anna Maria Gori and Brunella Bandinelli and Benedetta Bellandi and Elena Sticchi and Ilaria Romagnuolo and Lucia Mannini and David Antoniucci and Rosanna Abbate},
  journal={Clinical Research in Cardiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={105},
  pages={717-726}
}
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) pathophysiology is still unclear. A transient intracoronary thrombosis dissolved at the time of angiography has been hypothesized. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of thrombophilic disorders in TTC patients. In 75 TTC women, 75 age- and sex-matched acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients, both enrolled during the acute phase, and in 75 control subjects, we compared the prevalence of congenital and acquired thrombophilic alterations and the values of clotting and… CONTINUE READING

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