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Stress Cardiomyopathy (Tako-Tsubo) Associated with Sustained Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia


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Address for reprints: Can Hasdemir, M.D., Department of Cardiology, Ege University School of Medicine, Bornova, Izmir 35100, Turkey. Fax: 90 232 343-5392; e-mail:


We present a case of 38-year-old woman with stress cardiomyopathy presenting to the emergency department with a 1-week history of recurrent syncope due to sustained polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.