Stress cardiomyopathy, also referred to as takotsubo cardiomyopathy, is an increasingly recognized clinical syndrome characterized by acute reversible apical ventricular dysfunction. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, takotsubo cardiomyopathy, stress cardiomyopathy, transientleftventricular ballooning syndrome, ampulla cardiomyopathy, apical ballooning. The clinical presentation resembles acute coronary syndrome. It has the same symptoms as a heart attack but is not caused by any underlying cardiovascular disease. Introduction takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or stressinduced cardiomyopathy, is characterized by reversible left ventricular apical ballooning associated with emotional or physiologic stress. Bronchogenic tts has been proposed as a specific form of tts during severe acute dyspnea in asthma or. Cardiopatia isquemica enfermedades cardiovasculares. In japanese, takotsubo means fishing pot for trapping octopus, and the left ventricle of a patient diagnosed with this condition resembles that shape. Trastornos psicologicos en adultos con miocardiopatias. Takotsubo is a japanese word meaning a pot with a narrow neck and a.
The tts cohort was divided into patients with and without malignancy to investigate differences in clinical characteristics and to assess short. Jan 29, 2016 resonancia magnetica nuclear caracteristicas tipicas del mt en rmc. Its diagnosis continues to be controversial 18 table 1. Our objective was to determine the short and longterm prognosis of this syndrome, the incidence of and risk factors for the development of heart failure, and the influence on heart failure on the longterm outcome in our patient population. Takotsubo syndrome tts is a transient cardiac disorder that, in its typical form, involves left ventricular dysfunction with apical ballooning and mimics acute coronary syndrome acs. Broken hearttakotsubo syndrome history news medical.
Tts patients were enrolled from the international takotsubo registry. Age, gender, previous functional class and cardiovascular risk profile displayed no differences between groups before admission. We included 32 patients with a tk diagnosis, with an acute coronary syndrome acs and 18 healthy volunteers. Cardiovascular disease is common among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease copd. A miocardiopatia takotsubo mt esta incluida nas miocardiopatias naoclassificadas, forma naofamiliar 1.
Aug 27, 2010 stress cardiomyopathy or takotsubo syndrome ts is an acute, reversible disorder of the heart characterised by left ventricular dysfunction. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy or stressinduced cardiomyopathy is often diagnosed as an acute coronary syndrome in postmenopausal women, because its clinical. Patients were divided into primary tks n265 and 63 secondary tks groups. Presentations ppt, key, pdf logging in or signing up. Transient apical ballooning syndrome or takotsubo cardiomyopathy is found in 1. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, transient apical dysfunction syndrome, ballooning syndrome. Platelet function in takotsubo cardiomyopathy springerlink. This weakening may be triggered by emotional stress, such as the death of a loved one, a breakup, rejection from a partner or constant anxiety. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy tcm is a transient wall motion abnormality of the left ventricular lv apex accompanied with emotional or physical stress that usually resolves completely. Question which patients with takotsubo syndrome should be considered at high risk for inhospital complications findings in this multicenter prognostic study of 1007 patients from the german and italian stress cardiomyopathy geist registry and 946 patients from the spanish registry for takotsubo cardiomyopathy for external validation, male sex, history of neurologic. While the original case studies reported on individuals in japan, takotsubo cardiomyopathy has been noted more recently in the united states and western europe. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a temporary heart condition that is brought on by stress. Cardiomyopathy induced by stress or takotsubo syndrome is characterized by an acute dysfunction of the left ventricle characterized by apical.
Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, which is transient and typically precipitated by acute emotional stress, is also known as stress cardiomyopathy or brokenheart syndrome. Since catecholamines activate platelets we aimed to study the platelet influence in a tk setting. Jul 23, 2014 takotsubo cardiomyopathy tk includes a transient left ventricular dysfunction without obstructive coronary disease, sometimes after stressful situations with elevated cathecolamines. Assessment of the german and italian stress cardiomyopathy. Pathogenesis is complex and may involve brainheart axis and neurohormonal. Takotsubo syndrome produces a variable degree of transient left ventricular dysfunction. Takotsubo syndrome is a reversible acute heart failure frequently precipitated by an emotional or physical stress. Right single coronary artery as an incidental finding in takotsubo syndrome and acute heart failure. Modification of diagnostic criteria in takotsubo syndrome. Right single coronary artery as an incidental finding in. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy synonyms, takotsubo cardiomyopathy pronunciation, takotsubo cardiomyopathy translation, english dictionary definition of takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Clinical features and outcomes of patients with malignancy. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy or takotsubo syndrome tts, also known as stress cardiomyopathy, is a type of nonischemic cardiomyopathy in which there is a sudden temporary weakening of the muscular portion of the heart.1378 301 1293 1434 252 210 591 1046 1527 858 1208 244 459 830 544 370 997 1445 467 1338 552 1269 176 906 120 1497 1008 149 669 1367 893 879 1474 1223 623 835 1043 730 893 176