Int J Cardiol 2017 Jan 15. Epub 2017 Jan 15.
University Heart Center of Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Intensive Care Medicine, Lübeck, Germany; German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK), partner site Hamburg/Kiel/Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany; Institute for Integrative and Experimental Genomics, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany.
: Takotsubo syndrome (TS) is an acute non-ischemic cardiomyopathy characterized by transient regional systolic dysfunction of the left and/or right ventricle with still unknown etiology. The aim of the current study was to conduct for the first time a genome-wide association study (GWAS) in a cohort of TS patients to identify potential genetic risk variants.Methods
: This single-center study was conducted at the University Heart Center Lübeck from 2008 to 2016. Read More