DOI of the published article https://doi.org/10.36660/abc.20200279
The Heart and COVID-19: What Cardiologists Need to Know
Keywords:Coronavirus, COVID-19, Cardiovascular Diseases/ complications, Heart/physiopathology, Pandemics, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult, Risk Factors, Patient Care
In face of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the management of patients with cardiovascular risk factors and/or disease is challenging. The cardiovascular complications evidenced in patients with COVID-19 derive from several mechanisms, ranging from direct viral injury to complications secondary to the inflammatory and thrombotic responses to the infection. The proper care of patients with COVID-19 requires special attention to the cardiovascular system aimed at better outcomes.
Copyright (c) 2020 Isabela Bispo Santos da Silva Costa, Cristina Salvadori Bittar, Stephanie Itala Rizk, Antônio Everaldo de Araújo Filho, Karen Alcântara Queiroz Santos, Theuran Inahja Vicente Machado, Fernanda Thereza de Almeida Andrade, Thalita Barbosa González, Andrea Nataly Galarza Arévalo, Juliano Pinheiro de Almeida, Fernando Bacal, Gláucia Maria Moraes de Oliveira, Marcus Vinícius Guimarães de Lacerda, Silvio Henrique Barberato, Antonio Carlos Palandri Chagas, Carlos Eduardo Rochitte, José Antonio Franchini Ramires, Roberto Kalil Filho, Ludhmila Abrahão Hajjar
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