Stress-induced cardiomyopathy, also known as “Takotsubo” cardiomyopathy, broken heart syndrome and apical ballooning syndrome, was ﬁrst described in Japan, in 1990, by Sato et al.
Editorials on Stress
Stress-Induced Cardiomyopathy: New Advance, Catecholamine-Induced Inflammation and Future Perspectives
- 09 November 2012
- Ilia Elenkov
- 03 February 2011
- I Elenkov
In this recent editorial Gailen Marshall, Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, discusses the topic of identifying and stratifying stress-susceptible individuals and established patients, and the relevance of correlating this susceptibility to the presence and/or progression of immune-mediated inflammatory conditions.
- 27 January 2011
In this editorial Afton Hassett and Daniel Clauw, of University of Michigan Medical School, discuss some aspects of the complex interactions between psychological stress and the onset, expression and progression of rheumatic diseases.
- 21 January 2011
- D Broadway
In this editorial, Gerald Weissmann comments on the modern use of the word “stress” and its evolution from Hans Selye’s original definition.