Sudden death in a patient with a short PR interval and subsequent sudden onset of a typical Tako-tsubo pattern

Abstract

The Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy, also known as transient apical dysfunction, transient apical dyskinesia, stress-induced cardiomyopathy or broken heart syndrome, is a type of nonischemic cardiomyopathy in which there is a sudden temporary weakening of the myocardium. The PR interval reflects the time the electrical impulse takes to travel from the sinus node… (More)

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@inproceedings{BreijoMarquez2013SuddenDI, title={Sudden death in a patient with a short PR interval and subsequent sudden onset of a typical Tako-tsubo pattern}, author={Francisco Ramon Breijo-Marquez and Manuel R{\'i}os}, year={2013} }