International Expert Consensus Document on Takotsubo Syndrome (Part II): Diagnostic Workup, Outcome, and Management

Filippo Crea, Leonarda Galiuto, Jelena-Rima Ghadri, Ilan Shor Wittstein, Abhiram Prasad, Scott Sharkey, Keigo Dote, Yoshihiro John Akashi, Victoria Lucia Cammann, Walter Desmet, Tetsuro Yoshida, Roberto Manfredini, Ingo Eitel, Masami Kosuge, Holger M Nef, Abhishek Deshmukh, Amir Lerman, Eduardo Bossone, Rodolfo Citro, Takashi UeyamaDomenico Corrado, Satoshi Kurisu, Frank Ruschitzka, David Winchester, Alexander R Lyon, Elmir Omerovic, Jeroen J Bax, Patrick Meimoun, Guiseppe Tarantini, Charanjit Rihal, Shams Y. Hassan, Federico Migliore, John D Horowitz, Hiroaki Shimokawa, Thomas Felix Lüscher, Christian Templin

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Abstract

The clinical expert consensus statement on takotsubo syndrome (TTS) part II focuses on the diagnostic workup, outcome, and management. The recommendations are based on interpretation of the limited clinical trial data currently available and experience of international TTS experts. It summarizes the diagnostic approach, which may facilitate correct and timely diagnosis. Furthermore, the document covers areas where controversies still exist in risk stratification and management of TTS. Based on available data the document provides recommendations on optimal care of such patients for practising physicians.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2047-2062
Number of pages16
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume39
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Acute heart failure
  • Broken heart syndrome
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Consensus statement
  • Diagnostic algorithm
  • Takotsubo syndrome

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