A Bottom-Up Approach Addressing Patient Care and Differential Diagnosis Amidst the Covid-19 Response.

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Patient care often refers to the broad spectrum of care, prevention, and treatment that a provider delivers, while the point of a differential diagnosis is to make a distinction between […]

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Coronavirus disease-19 and cardiovascular disease: A risk factor or a risk marker?

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 causes the clinical syndrome of coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) which has become a global pandemic resulting in significant morbidity and mortality. While the virus […]

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Fatal lymphocytic cardiac damage in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): autopsy reveals a ferroptosis signature.

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Cardiovascular complications, including myocarditis, are observed in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Major cardiac involvement is a potentially lethal feature in severe cases. We sought to describe the underlying pathophysiological mechanism […]

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Cardiac involvement at presentation in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and their outcome in a tertiary referral hospital in Northern Italy.

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The correlation between myocardial injury and clinical outcome in COVID-19 patients is gaining attention in the literature. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the role of cardiac […]

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Hydroxychloroquine early in Pregnancy and Risk of Birth Defects.

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Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is generally considered safe in pregnancy for the treatment of rheumatic conditions, but studies have been too small to evaluate teratogenicity. Quantifying the risk of congenital malformations associated […]

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Collateral damage: Hidden impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest system-of-care.

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Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) during COVID-19 has been reported by countries with high case numbers and overwhelmed healthcare services. Imposed restrictions and treatment precautions may have also influenced OHCA processes-of-care. […]

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COVID-19 hits a trial: Arguments against hastily deviating from the plan.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially impacted the conduct of clinical trials. While initially preparing for a period of time, where it would likely be impossible to supervise trials in the […]

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National all-cause mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic: a Danish registry-based study.

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Denmark implemented early widespread social distancing to reduce pressure on the healthcare system from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, with the aims to reduce mortality. Unintended consequences might be […]

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Management of acute coronary syndrome during the MERS-CoV outbreak – Single center experience.

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During the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak of 2014, tertiary care cardiac centers shouldered the responsibility of caring for patients presenting with Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS). This entailed […]

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A misleading CMV myocarditis during the COVID-19 pandemic: case report.

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been reported as the possible cause of acute myocarditis. Myocarditis is an inflammatory heart disease mostly caused by viral infections. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) primary infection is […]

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Trans-thoracic Echocardiography in Prone Positioning COVID-19 Patients: a Small Case Series.

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During SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, several subjects were treated in our intensive care unit (ICU) because of acute respiratory failure following COVID-19 pneumonia. Most of them required mechanical ventilation and someone in […]

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Management of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Follow-Up in COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learnt During Italian Lockdown.

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Remote monitoring (RM) has significantly transformed the standard of care for patients with cardiac electronic implantable devices. It provides easy access to valuable information, such as arrhythmic events, acute decompensation […]

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Population Risk Factors for COVID-19 Mortality in 93 Countries.

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Death rates due to COVID-19 pandemic vary considerably across regions and countries. Case Mortality Rates (CMR) per 100,000 population are more reliable than case-fatality rates per 100 test-positive cases, which […]

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Saudi Heart Rhythm Society Task Force on Management of Potential Arrhythmogenicity Associated with Pharmacotherapy for COVID-19.

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Evidence of cardiovascular complications associated with the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to evolve. These include direct and indirect myocardial injury with subsequent acute myocardial ischemia, and cardiac arrhythmia. Some results […]

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The Weight of Evidence From Electrophysiology, Observational, and Cardiovascular End Point Studies Demonstrates the Safety of Azithromycin.

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Increased use of azithromycin (AZ) in treating infections associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and reports of increased incidence of prolonged corrected QT (QTc) interval associated with AZ used with […]

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Assessing QT interval in COVID-19 patients: Safety of Hydroxychloroquine-azithromycin combination regimen.

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Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and azithromycin (AZT) have been proposed for COVID-19 treatment. Data available in the literature reported a potential increased risk of fatal arrhythmias under these therapies. The aim of […]

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Diving after SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection: Fitness to dive assessment and medical guidance.

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Scuba diving is a critical activity for commercial industry, military activities, research, and public safety, as well as a passion for many recreational divers. Physicians are expected to provide return-to-diving […]

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The Case Fatality Rate in COVID-19 Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: Global Health Challenge and Paradigm in the Current Pandemic.

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is identified from Wuhan, China, and has spread almost worldwide. Recently, the newly identified SARS-CoV-2 has been confirmed to kill millions of people worldwide […]

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Electrocardiograhic characteristics in patients with coronavirus infection: A single-center observational study.

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A global outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has emerged since December 2019, in Wuhan, China. However, electrocardiograhic (ECG) manifestations of patients with COVID-19 […]

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Electrocardiogram analysis of patients with different types of COVID-19.

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 causes acute myocardial damage and arrhythmia in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. Studying the changes of electrocardiogram is of great significance for the diagnosis […]

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in patients with suspected or confirmed Covid-19. A Consensus of the Working group of the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of the Hellenic Society of Cardiology.

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The unprecedented for modern medicine pandemic caused by the SARS-COV-2 virus (“coronavirus”, Covid-19) creates in turn new data on the survival of cardiac arrest victims, but mainly on the safety […]

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Hospital attendance and admission trends for cardiac diseases during the COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown in Greece.

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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, along with implementation of lockdown and strict public movement restrictions, in Greece has affected hospital visits and admissions. We aimed to investigate trends of […]

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Cardiovascular Complications Associated with COVID-19 and Potential Therapeutic~Strategies.

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The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), an infectious disease with severe acute respiratory syndrome, has now become a worldwide pandemic. Despite the respiratory complication, COVID-19 is also associated with […]

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History of coronary heart disease increased the mortality rate of patients with COVID-19: a nested case-control study.

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Evaluate the risk of pre-existing comorbidities on COVID-19 mortality, and provide clinical suggestions accordingly.A nested case-control design using confirmed case reports released from the news or the national/provincial/municipal health commissions […]

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Transthyretin Amyloidosis: Update on the Clinical Spectrum, Pathogenesis, and Disease-Modifying Therapies.

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ATTR amyloidosis is caused by systemic deposition of transthyretin (TTR) and comprises ATTRwt (wt for wild-type) amyloidosis, ATTRv (v for variant) amyloidosis, and acquired ATTR amyloidosis after domino liver transplantation. […]

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Balloon aortic valvuloplasty for urgent treatment of severe aortic stenosis during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: a case report.

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An 86-year-old man affected by severe aortic stenosis (AS) was referred to our institution owing to decompensated heart failure. Three months before, the patient was scheduled for transcatheter aortic valve […]

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COVID-19 and the heart: what we have learnt so far.

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Since the outbreak of COVID-19 or coronavirus disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 from Wuhan, China, the cardiology fraternity’s interest has been drawn towards the pandemic with […]

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