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Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Apical Ballooning Syndrome; Broken Heart Syndrome; Left Ventricular Apical Ballooning Syndrome; Stress Cardiomyopathy; Tako-tsubo Cardiomyopathy Show All >>

Networked: 523 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 16 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dopamine (Intropin) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 36 Generic
  2. Catecholamines : 2 studies in 36 results : IBA
  3. Dobutamine : 1 study in 32 results : FDA 15 Generic
  4. Epinephrine (Adrenaline) : 1 study in 27 results : FDA 93 Generic
  5. Troponin : 1 study in 23 results : IBA
  6. Adrenergic Receptors (Adrenergic Receptor) : 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  7. Gadolinium : 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  8. Hormones : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  9. Cytidine Monophosphate (CMP) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. Calcium Channel Blockers (Blockers, Calcium Channel) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

  1. Cardiogenic Shock
  2. Myocardial Stunning (Stunned Myocardium)
  3. Heart Arrest (Cardiac Arrest)
  4. Coronary Stenosis (Coronary Artery Stenosis)
  5. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
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Key Therapies for Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

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  1. General Anesthesia : 1 outcome in 13 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 10 results
  3. Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Nursing Care : 1 study in 1 result
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