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Medicine’s Ankur Kalra discusses incidence of stress cardiomyopathy during pandemic

‘Broken heart syndrome’ increased during COVID-19

HealioAnkur Kalra, an assistant professor at the School of Medicine, said that the incidence of stress cardiomyopathy—also known as broken heart syndrome—has increased in patients with ACS during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with before the pandemic.