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Quick resolution of takotsubo cardiomyopathy: a brief review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18986394     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is characterized by transient mid- and apical ventricular dysfunction disguising as acute coronary syndrome but carries a good prognosis. Though spontaneous resolution is common, clinical manifestations may last weeks. We describe a case of quick resolution of left ventricular dysfunction and clinical symptom. We also reviewed the literature regarding timing and possible sources of variation in improvement in ventricular function.
Sanjay Kumar; Nelson Mostow; Richard A Grimm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-06     Completed Date:  2009-03-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1117-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Ohio Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, Ohio, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Coronary Syndrome / complications
Diagnosis, Differential
Middle Aged
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy / complications,  diagnosis*,  ultrasonography
Time Factors

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