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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of pheochromocytoma-with Takostubo syndrome or cardiomyopathy

From: Pheochromocytoma with Takotsubo Syndrome and acute heart failure: a case report

N=88 cases
Sex F: 62 (71%) M: 25 (29%)
Age (mean) F: 42 (21-81) M: 46 (23-86)
Trigger 17 (19%)
Clinical manifestation
CP 47 (53%)
Classic symptoms Headache (20.4%)
Palpitation (15.9%)
Diaphoresis (20.4%)
BP High 33 (37.5%) Low 7 (8.0%)
ECG 82 (93.2%)
ST elevation/depression 55 (67.1%)
Initial echocardiograpy 53 (60.2%)
Myocardial infraction markers 70 (79.5%)
Increase in Troponin 68 (97.1%)
Coronary angiography 78 (88.6%)
No CAD 70 (89.7%)
Genetic Mutation 8 (9.1%)
Recurrence of cardiac event after excision 0
Emergency adrenalectomy 8 (9.1%)
Death (Y/N) 6 (6.8%)
  1. M Male, F Female, CP Chest pain
  2. M Metanephrine, NM Normetanephrine, E epinephrine, NE norepinephrine
  3. MIBG Metaiodobenzylguanidine
  4. ECG Electrocardiogram
  5. LVEF Left ventricular ejection fraction, CAD: Coronary artery disease