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Out-of-hospital versus in-hospital Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: Analysis of 3719 patients in the Diagnosis Procedure Combination database in Japan.

International Journal of Cardiology (Impact Factor: 6.18). 08/2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.07.110
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ABSTRACT Although Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC) generally occurs after a stressful event out-of-hospital, it occasionally occurs secondary to acute medical illness after hospital admission. No study has examined and compared patient backgrounds and in-hospital outcomes between patients with out-of-hospital TC and those with in-hospital TC.

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