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Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine  2018, Vol. 19 Issue (2): 65-68     DOI: 10.31083/j.rcm.2018.02.893
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Stress Cardiomyopathy in a Patient with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Case Presentation and Review of the Literature
Juan M. Vinardell1, Christos G. Mihos2, Adam Nader3, Richard Ro3, Esteban Escolar3, Orlando Santana3, *()
1 Department of Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida 33140
2 Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02114
3 Columbia University Division of Cardiology at the Mount Sinai Heart Institute, Miami Beach, Florida 33140
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Stress cardiomyopathy and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are two distinct entities with different pathophysiologic causes. In the recent medical literature their concurrency has been described. During the acute phase of a stress cardiomyopathy making the diagnosis of a concomitant hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may be challenging, and has important implications in both the acute and longterm clinical management. Herein, we present a case of a stress cardiomyopathy occurring in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, along with a review of the literature.
Key words:  Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy      Stress cardiomyopathy      Hemodynamic instability      Myocardial edema      Mitral regurgitation     
Published:  30 June 2018     
*Corresponding Author(s):  Orlando Santana:, E-mail:   

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Juan M. Vinardell, Christos G. Mihos, Adam Nader, Richard Ro, Esteban Escolar, Orlando Santana. Stress Cardiomyopathy in a Patient with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Case Presentation and Review of the Literature. Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine, 2018, 19(2): 65-68.

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