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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2019, Article ID 1010243, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/1010243
Case Report

Takotsubo Syndrome Associated with ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

1John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Health, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
2The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
3Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Correspondence should be addressed to Andrew J. Boyle; ua.ude.eltsacwen@elyob.werdna

Received 2 December 2018; Revised 3 February 2019; Accepted 26 February 2019; Published 16 May 2019

Academic Editor: Man-Hong Jim

Copyright © 2019 Saad Ezad et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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