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Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

A transient left ventricular apical dysfunction or ballooning accompanied by electrocardiographic (ECG) T wave inversions. This abnormality is associated with high levels of CATECHOLAMINES, either administered or endogenously secreted from a tumor or during extreme stress.

Year introduced: 2008

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Tree Number(s): C14.280.945.900.500

MeSH Unique ID: D054549

Entry Terms:

  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Stress Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Stress
  • Tako-tsubo Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Tako-tsubo
  • Tako tsubo Cardiomyopathy
  • Broken Heart Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Broken Heart
  • Syndromes, Broken Heart
  • Takotsubo Syndrome
  • Transient Apical Ballooning Syndrome
  • Apical Ballooning Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Apical Ballooning
  • Left Ventricular Apical Ballooning Syndrome
  • Tako-tsubo Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Tako-tsubo
  • Syndromes, Tako-tsubo
  • Tako tsubo Syndrome
  • Tako-tsubo Syndromes

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