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What is Tako-Tsubo syndrome?

What is Tako-Tsubo syndrome?

  • Tako-Tsubo syndrome: Abnormal functioning of the left heart ventricle. It is a heart disease caused by extreme prolonged stress.

Tako-Tsubo syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Tako-Tsubo syndrome, or a subtype of Tako-Tsubo syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Tako-Tsubo syndrome: Introduction

Types of Tako-Tsubo syndrome:

Broader types of Tako-Tsubo syndrome:

How serious is Tako-Tsubo syndrome?

Complications of Tako-Tsubo syndrome: see complications of Tako-Tsubo syndrome

What causes Tako-Tsubo syndrome?

Causes of Tako-Tsubo syndrome: see causes of Tako-Tsubo syndrome

What are the symptoms of Tako-Tsubo syndrome?

Symptoms of Tako-Tsubo syndrome: see symptoms of Tako-Tsubo syndrome

Complications of Tako-Tsubo syndrome: see complications of Tako-Tsubo syndrome

Tako-Tsubo syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tako-Tsubo syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tako-Tsubo syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tako-Tsubo syndrome: Cardiologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tako-Tsubo syndrome.
Treatments for Tako-Tsubo syndrome: see treatments for Tako-Tsubo syndrome
Research for Tako-Tsubo syndrome: see research for Tako-Tsubo syndrome

Name and Aliases of Tako-Tsubo syndrome

Main name of condition: Tako-Tsubo syndrome

Other names or spellings for Tako-Tsubo syndrome:

Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy, transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome, stress cardiomyopathy, neurogenic myocardial stunning, Transient antero-apical dyskinesia, TTS

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy Source - Diseases Database

TTS (Tako-Tsubo syndrome), Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy, Transient antero-apical dyskinesia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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