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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000408501.19554.c6
Feature: CARDIOVASCULAR CARE

When a broken heart is real: Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Pore, Nichole MSN, ACNP-BC; Burley, Michael MD, FACC

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Abstract

Abstract: Takosubo cardiomyopathy is a rare but reversible type of cardiomyopathy that often mimics symptoms of acute coronary syndromes. It is essential that NPs differentiate the causes because treatment strategies vary.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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