Stroke as a complication and prognostic factor of COVID-19

Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Neurología (English Edition)Author(s): J.M. Trejo Gabriel y Galán
Source: Neurologia - Category: Neurology Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: Neurología (English Edition)Author(s): B. Fuentes, M. Alonso de Leciñana, P. Calleja-Castaño, J. Carneado-Ruiz, J. Egido-Herrero, A. Gil-Núñez, J. Masjuán-Vallejo, J. Vivancos-Mora, J. Rodríguez-Pardo, N. Riera-López, Á. Ximénez-Carrillo, A. Cruz-Culebras, C. Gómez-Escalonilla, E. Díez-Tejedor, en representación de los hospitales del Plan Ictus Madrid
Source: Neurologia - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Ravindra K GargNeurology India 2020 68(3):560-572 COVID-19, in most patients, presents with mild flu-like illness. Elderly patients with comorbidities, like hypertension, diabetes, or lung and cardiac disease, are more likely to have severe disease and deaths. Neurological complications are frequently reported in severely or critically ill patients with comorbidities. In COVID-19, both central and peripheral nervous systems can be affected. The SARS-CoV-2 virus causes the disease COVID-19 and has the potential to invade the brain. The SARS-CoV-2 virus enters the brain either via a hematogenous route or olfactory system. A...
Source: Neurology India - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
As a primary care physician at an academic community health care system in Massachusetts, I received a rapid introduction to telehealth this year. Within days after Massachusetts declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19, almost all of our patient visits became telemedicine visits. Our staff reached out to patients to inform them of different ways they could get in touch with their doctor. Many would be able to gain access to health care through a health app connected to their healthcare web portal, or through a phone call or video call. The enormous potential of telehealth was apparent to me with...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Coronavirus and COVID-19 Health Health care disparities Health trends Source Type: blogs
Viral infections are known to impact coronary disease, and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) may be triggered by the inflammatory cytokine response to infection.1,2 Cytokines promote local inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques within the coronary artery, which can lead to plaque destabilization, rupture, and eventually AMI development. Psychological adversity, depression, stress at home or work, social isolation and loneliness are also known factors contributing to acute vascular event.3 Recent outbreaks of coronavirus (CoV), including severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) ...
Source: The American Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
Among more than 1,900 patients with COVID-19, 1.6% suffered a stroke, versus 0.2% of nearly 1,500 patients seriously ill with flu, researchers found.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a slew of new challenges for clinical facilities, including how to deliver as much care as possible at a distance. The Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) Medical Hospi...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Cardiology Neurology Public Health Rehab Telemedicine Source Type: blogs
A new study found that, of more than 1,900 patients either in the ER or hospitalized with coronavirus, 1.6% suffered an ischemic stroke compared to 0.2% of flu patients.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
THURSDAY, July 2, 2020 -- Both flu and COVID-19 can raise your risk for a stroke, but the odds appear to be eight times higher with the coronavirus, a new study finds. Among more than 1,900 patients with COVID-19, 1.6% suffered a stroke, versus 0.2%...
Source: - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Retired endocrinologist and senior Society member, John Bevan, is raising money for charity during the COVID-19 lockdown by walking a million steps.As a stroke survivor, John Bevan decided to help some neglected charities during the pandemic by being sponsored to walk a million steps in his garden - equivalent to 417 miles!He will donate his sponsorship to:When you Wish upon a Star - Grants Wishes to Children aged 4-16 who live with a life-threatening illnessInternational Justice Mission - Aims to Rescue people of all ages held in Slavery, and to End Slavery in our lifetimeStroke Association - Deve...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
(JAMA Network) This observational study compares the rate of ischemic stroke among patients with COVID-19 compared with influenza in two New York hospitals.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
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