Systemic inflammation in patients with Takotsubo syndrome: a review of mechanistic and clinical implications


  • Kenan Yalta | CardiologyDepartment, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey.
  • Ertan Yetkin Cardiology Department, Derindere Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Tulin Yalta Pathology Department, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey.


Over recent decades, systemic inflammation  as  quantified  with  inflammation  markers  or  indices has been extensively  investigated  in the setting of  various  cardiovascular  conditions  including heart failure (HF),  acute coronary syndromes (ACS). In contrast, systemic inflammation  in patients with  takotsubo syndrome (TTS) has been an underrated  phenomenon in clinical practice. On the other hand, experimental and clinical data  have been  rapidly  accumulating  in the recent years  regarding   pathogenetic, prognostic as well as therapeutic implications of  systemic inflammation in TTS.  Accordingly, the present article  aims to provide a general perspective  on mechanistic and  clinical aspects of  systemic  inflammation in the setting of  TTS.



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Cardiology - Reviews
Takotsubo syndrome, systemic inflammation, inflammation markers, inflammation indices, mechanisms, clinical implications
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Yalta, Kenan, Ertan Yetkin, and Tulin Yalta. 2021. “Systemic Inflammation in Patients With Takotsubo Syndrome: A Review of Mechanistic and Clinical Implications”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 91 (2).