Title

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy and its Variants: A Case Series and Literature Review.

Division

North Florida

Hospital

Ocala Regional Medical Center

Document Type

Manuscript

Publication Date

6-14-2020

Keywords

cardiomyopathy, ventricular dysfunction, takotsubo

Disciplines

Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases | Internal Medicine

Abstract

Over the years, Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (TCMP) has become increasingly apparent, now comprising a significant portion of patients presenting with suspected acute coronary syndrome. The most common presentation of TCMP is ST segment elevation on EKG, troponin elevation, and apical ballooning in the absence of significant coronary artery disease as seen via cardiac catheterization. Although this is the most common presentation, it is important to highlight the less common variants of TCMP. In this article, we present a case series of patients presenting with the different variants of TCMP, followed by a literature review.

Publisher or Conference

Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives

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