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Case report
Published online: 2018-09-28
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The case of the women with the broken heart

Anna Abelsson
DOI: 10.5603/DEMJ.2018.0015
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Disaster Emerg Med J 2018;3(2):67-68.

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Vol 3, No 2 (2018)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2018-09-28

Abstract

Takotsubo can be detected as a kindred disease, predominantly affecting post-menopausal women. By correctly identifying these patients as having an acute heart failure syndrome, the outcome can be favorable.

Abstract

Takotsubo can be detected as a kindred disease, predominantly affecting post-menopausal women. By correctly identifying these patients as having an acute heart failure syndrome, the outcome can be favorable.

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Keywords

acute myocardial infarction; Takotsubo

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Title

The case of the women with the broken heart

Journal

Disaster and Emergency Medicine Journal

Issue

Vol 3, No 2 (2018)

Article type

Case report

Pages

67-68

Published online

2018-09-28

DOI

10.5603/DEMJ.2018.0015

Bibliographic record

Disaster Emerg Med J 2018;3(2):67-68.

Keywords

acute myocardial infarction
Takotsubo

Authors

Anna Abelsson

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