Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Psychological Distress and Quality of Life long after Takotsubo Syndrome

      Takotsubo syndrome (TS) is a transient, reversible left ventricular dysfunction syndrome that primarily affects post-menopausal women. TS has been associated with reduced quality of life (QOL) and increased psychological distress for up to one year, even following full recovery of left ventricular function. The aim of this study was to determine the QOL and distress level in patients long after clinical recovery from TS.
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