COVID-19 and Its Relation to Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Authors

  • Wedad Fisal Khader
  • Mohammed AlBashtawy
  • Jamal Qaddumi
  • Sa’d Albashtawy
  • Fadi Fawares
  • Zaid AlBashtawy
  • Abdullah Alkhawaldeh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i3.2994

Keywords:

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo syndrome, COVID-19.

Abstract

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (TC) is a stress caused heart condition, it might be transient or complicated
with other irreversible conditions. Recently, many case reports were released indicating of COVID-19 cases
complicated with TC. This paper aimd to review studies that examined the correlation between COVID-19
and TC. An electronic search was carried out using PubMed and Google Scholar data base.The TC is one
of the major COVID-19 complications that must be taken into consideration. The exact mechanism is still
unknown. Further studies are needed in order to confirm this relationship in addition to investigating the
underlying mechanism.

Author Biographies

Wedad Fisal Khader

Master Student, Critical Care Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University,Mafraq, Jordan

Mohammed AlBashtawy

Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University,Mafraq, Jordan

Jamal Qaddumi

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, An-Najah National University,Nablus-Palestine

Sa’d Albashtawy

Faculty of Medicine, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan, Jordan

Fadi Fawares

Nurse Educator at King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan

Zaid AlBashtawy

Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

Abdullah Alkhawaldeh

Assistance Professor, Princess Salma Faculty of Nursing, AL al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan

Published

2021-06-03

How to Cite

Khader, W. F. ., AlBashtawy, M. ., Qaddumi, J. ., Albashtawy, S. ., Fawares, F. ., AlBashtawy, Z. ., & Alkhawaldeh, A. . (2021). COVID-19 and Its Relation to Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Medico Legal Update, 21(3), 263-266. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i3.2994

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