- Oct 15, 2005
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'Octopus pot' syndrome: why a broken heart can be as bad as cardiac arrest
It means “octopus pot” in Japanese. I am none the wiser. Is it known as anything else? Stress cardiomyopathy or “broken heart syndrome”. That's better. Symptoms? Chest pain, breathlessness, sudden collapse. Pretty similar to a heart attack, actually.
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