The many faces of takotsubo syndrome: A review

Taha Ahmed, Samra Haroon Lodhi, Peter J. Haigh, Vincent L. Sorrell

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Abstract

Takotsubo syndrome is a state of an acute heart failure featuring reversible left ventricular dysfunction. In recent years, the incidence of Takotsubo syndrome has risen 8-fold. In this case series and literature review, we present the rare presentations or complications of Takotsubo syndrome and highlight diagnostic or management strategies. We aim to raise the awareness on the pathologic spectrum of takotsubo syndrome for the clinicians encountering this challenging diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Article number102421
JournalCurrent Problems in Cardiology
Volume49
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2024

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Keywords

  • Brugada
  • Complete heart block
  • Echocardiography
  • Left ventricular apical thrombus
  • Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
  • Spontaneous coronary artery dissection
  • Takotsubo

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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