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Stress cardiomyopathy or Takotsubo syndrome
  1. R Barriales-Villa1,
  2. M F Ortiz1,
  3. J M De la Hera2
  1. 1
    Instituto de Investigacion Biomedica de A Coruna, A Coruna, Spain
  2. 2
    Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Dr R Barriales-Villa, Instituto de Investigacion Biomedica de A Coruna (INIBIC), As Xuvias s/n, A Coruna 15006, Spain; rbarrialesv{at}

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