ICU Rounds
ICU Rounds
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
12 minutes Posted Jan 31, 2012 at 11:05 am.
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This is a condition that mimics acute coronary syndrome (ACS) that may be caused by acute emotional or physical stress.  Patient's may appear to have profound cardiogenic shock, but these patients have a very high survivial rate with little more than supportive care.