Mechanisms of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy; Role of Microcirculatory Dysfunction

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is characterized by reversible left ventricular dysfunction, typically preceded by an emotional or a physical stressor. The underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms include multivessel coronary vascular spasm, microvascular dysfunction, neurogenic stunning of the myocardium an...

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Main Authors: Nauman Khalid, Sarah Aftab Ahmad, Affan Umer
Format: Article
Published: Barcaray International 2016-01-01
Series:International Cardiovascular Forum Journal
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