Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Yoshihiro J. Akashi, Stefan D. Anker

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Recently, many reports have been published about apical ballooning or takotsubo cardiomyopathy. This disease is a new entity of acute reversible heart failure. Abnormal catecholamine dynamics due to stress may be the primary cause of this condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114-115
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Sep 10 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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