Variation in the clinical presentation of takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a non-referral hospital


  • Stefan Peters St.Elisabeth Hospital, Salzgitter, Germany



Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, clinical presentation


The spectrum of clinical presentations of takotsubo cardiomyopathy is larger than once suspected. There are several pulmonary and neurological diseases that can aggravate leading to atypical takotsubo cardiomyopathy documented in a large collective of case reports from all all over the world. This varied distribution of patients’ presentations is illustrated by several cases.  The spectrum of takotsubo cardiomyopathy can be enlarged in non-acute and non-cardiac diseases leading to an increase of this diagnosis in a large number of patients.


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