Takotsubo - Clinical Characteristics of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy, or broken heart syndrome, is a recently
described acquired form of cardiomyopathy whose pathophysiology is
not well understood and particularly affects postmenopausal
The exact mechanism is still unclear and large patient studies and registries are lacking. Therefore, we aim to investigate the natural profile of this disease by a large registry study.
We aim to investigate clinical characteristics of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy involving incidence, risk factors, stress factor analysis, gender differences, comorbidities, cardiovascular complications, treatment strategy as well as outcome (short and long-term follow-up). The data will be acquired from hospital based data system and archives.
|type of project||clinical studies|
|status||ongoing - recruiting phase|
|start of project||2018|
|end of project||2021|
Retrospective and in part prospective registry,
200 patients from each of 3 Centers in Switzerland
|responsible person||Dr. Lucas Jörg|