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Stress cardiomyopathy


Other Names for this Disease

  • Acute stress cardiomyopathy
  • Apical ballooning syndrome
  • ASC
  • Broken-heart syndrome
  • Left ventricular transient apical ballooning
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Overview

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Basic Information

  • The MayoClinic.com Web site has an information page on this topic. Click on MayoClinic.com to view the information page.

In Depth Information

  • Medscape Reference provides information on this topic. Click on the link to view this information. You may need to register to view the medical textbook, but registration is free.
  • MeSH® (Medical Subject Headings) is a terminology tool used by the National Library of Medicine. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
  • Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.  Access to this database is free of charge.
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Stress cardiomyopathy. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Acute stress cardiomyopathy
  • Apical ballooning syndrome
  • ASC
  • Broken-heart syndrome
  • Left ventricular transient apical ballooning
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.