Title

Post myocardial infarction complications during the COVID-19 pandemic - A case series

UMMS Affiliation

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine

Publication Date

2020-08-10

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases | Infectious Disease | Virus Diseases

Abstract

We report 4 cases of post myocardial infarction complications due to the delay in presentation during COVID-19 era. We highlighted the need for auscultating the chest for early diagnosis. Through this case series, we urge to raise awareness among cardiac patients to access healthcare despite the fear of COVID-19.

Keywords

Acute coronary syndrome, COVID-19, Percutaneous repair, Ventricular septal rupture

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.carrev.2020.08.005

Source

Qureshi WT, Al-Drugh S, Ogunsua A, Harrington C, Aman W, Balsam L, Kar B, Aurigemma G, Kundu A, Kaur N, Smith C, Fisher D, Rade J, Kakouros N. Post myocardial infarction complications during the COVID-19 pandemic - A case series. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2020 Aug 10:S1553-8389(20)30474-7. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2020.08.005. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32863191; PMCID: PMC7416682. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

32863191

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