stress-induced cardiomyopathy

A PTSD Mouse Model Links Stress with Acute Heart Injury

A PTSD Mouse Model Links Stress with Acute Heart Injury

In the February 2014 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS) Ji-Hoon Choa and colleagues from the Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA, USA, used an adapted aggressor-exposed social stress mouse model for PTSD to demonstrate genetically associated stress-induced tissue injuries on peripheral organs, including the heart. Posttraumatic […]

Stress-Induced Cardiomyopathy: Advance & Catecholamine-Induced Inflammation

Stress-Induced Cardiomyopathy: Advance & Catecholamine-Induced Inflammation

SHORT FEATURES and FACES ARTICLE A recent Editorial published in the March 2012 issue of Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy outlines some new insights and research trends related to stress-induced cardiomyopathy. Stress-induced cardiomyopathy, also known as “Takotsubo” cardiomyopathy, broken heart syndrome and apical ballooning syndrome, was first described in Japan, in 1990, by Sato et […]