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Correspondence on 'Outcomes of catecholamine and/or mechanical support in Takotsubo syndrome' by Terasaki et al
  1. John E Madias
  1. Cardiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Professor John E Madias, Cardiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY 11373, USA; madiasj{at}nychhc.org

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To the Editor: I enjoyed reading the report by Terasaki et al,1 about the 6169 patients with takotsubo syndrome (TTS) from the nationwide Japanese registry (JROAD-DPC) of all cardiac and vascular diseases, representing claims data of 4 years of registered patients, commenting on the particulars of patients with severe TTS (18.6%), who by definition necessitated catecholamines and/or mechanical support and patients with mild TTS, and the factors associated with complications and mortality. The authors found that the patients with severe TTS were …

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  • Contributors JEM is the sole contributor.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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