Impact on hospital admission of ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in an Italian Hospital

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Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Research letters Source Type: research

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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Disorders Mental Health and Wellness The Psych Central Show Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: Implementation of the dedicated COVID-19 primary PCI protocol for patients with STEMI allowed to achieve similar target times for reperfusion and short-term clinical outcome in comparison to pre-pandemic era and staff safety. PMID: 32955819 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Polish Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Kardiol Pol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS Telemedicine reduced the delay time of STEMI patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The difference in short-term adverse clinical outcomes was not statistically significant between patients who used the app and those who did not. PMID: 32938901 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
PMID: 32820878 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Polish Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Kardiol Pol Source Type: research
Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is rapidly spreading globally. As of July 3, 2020, the number of confirmed cases has been nearly 11 million with 521,000 fatalities. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is accountable for COVID-19. Newly diagnosed and worsening cardiovascular disease are common complications in COVID-19 patients, including acute cardiac injury, hypertension, arrhythmia, myocardial infarction, heart failure and sudden cardiac arrest. The mechanisms contributing to cardiac disease burden include hypoxemia, inflammatory factor storm, dysfunctional angiotensin conve...
Source: Cardiology Journal - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Cardiol J Source Type: research
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is responsible for an unprecedented worldwide pandemic that has severely impacted the United States. As the pandemic continues, a growing body of evidence suggests that infected patients may develop significant coagulopathy with resultant thromboembolic complications including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, myocardial infarction, and ischemic stroke. However, this data is limited and comes from recent small case series and observational studies on stroke types, mechanisms, and outcomes.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe COVID-19 pandemic was associated with a significant decrease in all-cause admission and admissions due to cardiovascular events in the emergency department. Regarding acute cerebrovascular events there was a numerical decrease but no significant difference.
Source: Clinical Research in Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
ConclusionsClinically important indicators for STEMI management were unaffected at the peak of COVID-19, suggesting that the pre-existing logistic structure in the regional STEMI networks preserved high-quality standards even when challenged by a threatening pandemic.Clinical trial registrationNCT00794001
Source: Clinical Research in Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Authors: Lee WH, Chen YC, Chen SC, Chen CJ, Hsu PC, Tsai WC, Chu CY, Lee CS, Lin TH, Voon WC, Kuo CH, Su HM Abstract Based on clinical presentation, pathophysiology, high infectivity, high cardiovascular involvement, and therapeutic agents with cardiovascular toxicity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), regular cardiovascular treatment is being changing greatly. Despite angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 serving as the portal for infection, the continuation of clinically indicated renin-angiotensin-aldosterone blockers is recommended according to the present evidence. Fibrinolytic therapy can be considered a reaso...
Source: International Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Int J Med Sci Source Type: research
Routine inpatient and outpatient health care has been greatly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and both equipment and personnel have been redeployed in order to manage the crisis (https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/cms-releases-recommendations-adult-elective-surgeries-non-essential-medical-surgical-and-dental). There have been anecdotal accounts (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/06/well/live/coronavirus-doctors-hospitals-emergency-care-heart-attack-stroke.html) and a publication (1) discussing the decrease in the number of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) activiations.
Source: The American Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
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