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Research & Reviews  569 results

Review of multi-modality imaging update and diagnostic work up of Takotsubo cardiomyopa...
Clinical Imaging; Priya S, Nagpal P et. al.

Sep 10th, 2021 - Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC) is an acute but reversible non-ischemic heart failure syndrome. It is characterized by a transient form of ventricular dysfunction typically manifesting as basal hyperkinesis with hypokinesia and ballooning of left ve...

Neurogenic Stunned Myocardium: A Review.
AACN Advanced Critical Care; Stoddard A, Lynch-Smith D

Sep 8th, 2021 - Neurogenic stunned myocardium is a form of stress cardiomyopathy. The disorder is sometimes referred to as atypical Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. The pathophysiology of neurogenic stunned myocardium is hypothesized to involve significant overdrive of ...

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in elderly female trauma patients: a case series.
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Patel V, Levy S et. al.

Sep 6th, 2021 - Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a syndrome characterized by acute left ventricular wall motion abnormalities leading to left ventricular systolic dysfunction. It remains an important differential diagnosis for acute coronary syndrome. Here we describe...

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following pericardiectomy: A case report.
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Zhang H, Liao X

Aug 31st, 2021 - Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC) is defined as a temporary and reversible systolic abnormality of the left ventricle's apical area resembling myocardial infarction in the nonexistence of coronary artery disease. Only a few cases have been reported af...

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Morning Break: 9th Vaping Death; CBD Guidelines for Arthritis; Big Wasabi Mistake

Sep 25th, 2019 - Note that some links may require subscriptions. Another person has died from "vaping illness," Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced -- bringing the national total to nine. In Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker imposed a 4-month ban on sales of all vap...

'Broken Heart Syndrome' Common in Cancer Patients

Jul 18th, 2019 - A history of cancer was noted in one in six patients with takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also known as "broken heart syndrome," and was associated with reduced 5-year survival times, a new international study found. Malignancy was observed in 16.6% of ...

Broken Heart + Cancer = Higher Risk

Aug 30th, 2018 - MUNICH -- A history of cancer in patients with takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or "broken-heart syndrome," almost doubled their risk of major clinical adverse cardiac events, a meta-analysis showed. The relative risk of clinical events in patients with ...

A 64-Year-Old Woman With Extremity Swelling and Cough

Jul 17th, 2018 - The pathophysiology of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is unclear. The reason that it more commonly affects postmenopausal women and the left ventricle apex and midsegments is not certain. Several studies have found elevated levels of catecholamines in p...

A 64-Year-Old Woman With Extremity Swelling and Cough

Jul 17th, 2018 - Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? Your Peers Chose: Acute-on-chronic heart failure secondary to hypertensive emergency 0% Acute-on-chronic heart failure secondary to myocardial ischemia 0% Acute-on-chronic heart failure secondar...

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