Elaine S. Kamil, MD, professor emerita of pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; health sciences clinical professor of pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles.
Susan Cheng, MD, director, Institute for Research on Healthy Aging, Smidt Heart Institute; director of cardiovascular population sciences, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.
Tracy Stevens, MD, cardiologist and medical director, Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center, Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO.
Kevin Bybee, MD, associate professor of medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; medical director, cardiovascular services, Saint Luke’s South, Overland Park, KS.
Abhijeet Dhoble, MD, director of structural heart interventions, cardiologist, and associate professor of medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston.
Joanie Simpson, Camp Wood, TX.
Harvard Health Publishing: “Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (Broken-Heart Syndrome).
Mayo Clinic: “Broken heart syndrome.”
Journal of the American Heart Association: “Sex- and Age-Based Temporal Trends in Takotsubo Syndrome Incidence in the United States.”
American Journal of Cardiology: “Trends and Impact of the Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support for Cardiogenic Shock Secondary to Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy.”
Annals of Internal Medicine: “Systematic review: transient left ventricular apical ballooning: a syndrome that mimics ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.”
Clinical Aspects of Myocardial Injury: From Ischemia to Heart Failure: “Takotsubo-type cardiomyopathy due to multivessel spasm.”