Letter by El-Battrawy et al Regarding Article, “Takotsubo-Like Myocardial Dysfunction in Ischemic Stroke: A Hospital-Based Registry and Systematic Literature Review”
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To the Editor:
We read with great interest the article by Jung et al1 published in Stroke, which discusses clinical and radiological characteristics of ischemic stroke patients with Takotsubo-like myocardial dysfunction.
To date, the pathogenesis of Takotsubo syndrome (TTS), in some cases being associated with right ventricular involvement, is not fully understood. Recently published studies have elevated the impact of TTS and compared its associated complications such as arrhythmias, cardiogenic …