Tako tsubo cardiomyopathy – a disease also otorhinolaryngologists should know

Frank Waldfahrer, Klaus-Peter Eberle, Christoph Garlichs & Heinrich Iro
Tako tsubo cardiomyopathy (also known as broken heart syndrome) is a rare disorder eludicated just a few years ago, and characterized by cardiac dysfunction caused by endo- or exogenous catecholamines. The symptoms are similar to acute coronary syndrome. We describe two patients who developed Tako tsubo[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]