Takotsubo syndrome in Heart Failure and World Congress on Acute Heart Failure 2019: highlights from the experts

Kalliopi Keramida, Johannes Backs, Eduardo Bossone, Rodolfo Citro, Dana Dawson, Elmir Omerovic, Guido Parodi, Birke Schneider, Jelena R. Ghadri, Linda W. Van Laake, Alexander R. Lyon
2020 ESC Heart Failure  
Takotsubo syndrome was featured in various sessions and posters at the recent Heart Failure Congress and World Congress on Acute Heart Failure 2019 held in Athens. The importance and increasing recognition of this acute heart failure syndrome is reflected by the growing activity at Heart Failure Association congresses over the last 8 years. Two dedicated sessions to Takotsubo syndrome with comprehensive lectures from experts in the field and several posters highlighted new scientific progress,
more » ... ientific progress, important aspects of epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk stratification, and management of the syndrome and discussed gaps in knowledge of this intriguing entity. This paper will summarize the topics discussed in these sessions including the most recent data from large registries, clinical, and pre-clinical studies presented at the meeting.
doi:10.1002/ehf2.12603 pmid:31994355 fatcat:dhgdvxrwfrbj3jfbgduj2bju5m