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Radiologia Brasileira

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WAJNBERG, Eduardo. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following subarachnoid hemorrhage. Radiol Bras [online]. 2012, vol.45, n.2, pp. 132-134. ISSN 0100-3984.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-39842012000200016.

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy corresponds to a syndrome characterized by a transient myocardial dysfunction affecting the left ventricular apex that classically occurs after major physical or emotional stress (also called "broken heart syndrome" or "stress-induced cardiomyopathy"). The author describes the case of a patient with takotsubo cardiomyopathy induced by subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Keywords : Subarachnoid hemorrhage; Aneurysm; Takotsubo cardiomyopathy.

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