Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy: how stress can mimic acute coronary occlusion

Michael R Ward
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01663.x
Published online: 17 March 2008

In reply: I thank Padayachee for his interest in our review.1 We read Padayachee’s published case series of the use of levosimendan to help recovery of left ventricular dysfunction in tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC)2 after our review was published.

  • Michael R Ward

  • Department of Cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital and University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.


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