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My sister was diagnosed with broken heart syndrome. What do I need to know?
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Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Good outcome
This represents a transient condition with typically great outcome and full recovery.
She may need some more aggressive medical support in the first few days, but usually the "broken heart" goes away in days to weeks.

In brief: Good outcome
This represents a transient condition with typically great outcome and full recovery.
She may need some more aggressive medical support in the first few days, but usually the "broken heart" goes away in days to weeks.
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Tokatsubo
If this is the diagnosis then the recovery is generally good.

In brief: Tokatsubo
If this is the diagnosis then the recovery is generally good.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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