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Human stress cardiomyopathy mimicking acute myocardial syndrome
  1. Saint Vincent Hospital,
  2. 25 Winthrop Street
  3. Worcester, MA 01604–4593, USA

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Sir,—Pavin and colleagues’1 report of “human stress cardiomyopathy” is additional evidence of the probable catecholamine basis of the characteristic T wave change. Their figures 1B, 1C, and 2B neatly fit the ECG criteria established by us in a prospective investigation of 100 patients2 with a long follow up (mean, eight years).3 Since the response …

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