Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written


Document Type


Course Number

Nurs 5330

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

Dr. Chovan


Takotusbo Cardiomyopathy, Broken Heart Syndrome, Stress Induced Cardiomyopathy, Non-ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Disease

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing


Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TCM) is a reversible form of non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. Patients typically present with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome including chest pain, shortness of breath, elevated cardiac biomarkers and ST elevation. As a result, patients are emergently taken to the coronary catheterization lab for angiography of the coronary arteries.

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Nursing Commons



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