Covid and Heart Damage

Covid and Heart Damage

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Dr Elisa Perego on Twitter
Dr Elisa Perego on Twitter

Twitter thread by Dr. Elisa Perego Evidence of cardiac involvement in a significant percentage of covid survivors, even with "mild" disease from Puntmann et al 2020

"cardiac MRI revealed cardiac involvement in 78 patients (78%) and ongoing myocardial inflammation in 60 patients (60%)

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Dr Elisa Perego on Twitter
Roland Baker on Twitter
Roland Baker on Twitter
(1/n) Nature: Lingering cardiac involvement in previously well people after mild COVID-19: persistent subclinical cardiovascular inflammation seems to predispose people to a poor prognosis and the development of heart failure.
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Roland Baker on Twitter
COVID-19’s Lingering Toll On The Heart
COVID-19’s Lingering Toll On The Heart
"research is revealing more about the longterm consequences of even one infection with the SARS-CoV2 virus...finding long-lasting signs of heart disorders in the majority of recovered patients in their study group–even up to nearly a year later."
·sciencefriday.com·
COVID-19’s Lingering Toll On The Heart
Study Finds Increased Heart Disease, Stroke Risk After Surviving Even Mild Covid-19
Study Finds Increased Heart Disease, Stroke Risk After Surviving Even Mild Covid-19

After Covid: 63% higher likelihood of heart attack 72% higher likelihood of heart failure 145% higher likelihood of cardiac arrest. atrial fibrillation (71% more likely), sinus tachycardia (84%) sinus bradycardia (53%) ventricular arrhythmias (84%).

·forbes.com·
Study Finds Increased Heart Disease, Stroke Risk After Surviving Even Mild Covid-19
Eric Topol on Twitter
Eric Topol on Twitter
"The imaging findings suggest that inflammatory cardiac involvement after COVID may be a pathophysiological commonality shared among all individuals, regardless of the expression of cardiac symptoms"
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Eric Topol on Twitter
Long-term cardiovascular outcomes of COVID-19
Long-term cardiovascular outcomes of COVID-19
“beyond the first 30 d after infection…increased risk of incident cardiovascular disease…including cerebrovascular disorders, dysrhythmias, ischemic and non-ischemic heart disease, pericarditis, myocarditis, heart failure and thromboembolic disease.“
·nature.com·
Long-term cardiovascular outcomes of COVID-19
Prof. Christina Pagel on Twitter
Prof. Christina Pagel on Twitter
good overview of what we know - and don't know - about increased risk of heart problems after covid
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Prof. Christina Pagel on Twitter
Long-term Effects of COVID-19 in Athletes
Long-term Effects of COVID-19 in Athletes
"MRI scans of 26 collegiate athletes who had tested positive for COVID-19, 12 of whom displayed mild symptoms and 14 of whom were asymptomatic. None of the participants had required hospitalization for their COVID-19 symptoms..."
·news-medical.net·
Long-term Effects of COVID-19 in Athletes
Heart disease after COVID: what the data say
Heart disease after COVID: what the data say

"studies suggest that the risk of cardiovascular problems, such as a heart attack or stroke, remains high even many months after a SARS-CoV-2 infection clears up." Heart disease after COVID: what the data say

·nature.com·
Heart disease after COVID: what the data say
Dr Claire Taylor on Twitter
Dr Claire Taylor on Twitter
  • 21 players were tested before and after #COVID19 infection
  • post-Covid testing revealed abnormalities up to 2 months after infection, including raised heart rate
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Dr Claire Taylor on Twitter
Can Even a Mild Case of COVID Cause Heart Damage?​
Can Even a Mild Case of COVID Cause Heart Damage?​
"...disruptive heart rhythms, inflammation of the heart, blood clots, stroke, coronary artery disease, heart attack, heart failure and even death — can occur among previously healthy individuals who have had mild COVID-19 infections."
·aarp.org·
Can Even a Mild Case of COVID Cause Heart Damage?​
Post-COVID syndrome: How's your heart?
Post-COVID syndrome: How's your heart?
"As a cardiovascular physician, I've seen patients who have heart failure and heart rhythm problems due to COVID19 ...younger people are not immune. We've seen 40-year-old athletes who have difficulty walking, who have heart failure and who have dementia."
·nebraskamed.com·
Post-COVID syndrome: How's your heart?
How covid 19 affects the heart in long haulers
How covid 19 affects the heart in long haulers
"Health providers can't yet predict who will experience heart problems after recovering from COVID. Many of those affected are young and otherwise healthy."
·health.usnews.com·
How covid 19 affects the heart in long haulers
Heart failure after COVID-19 recovery a serious possibility
Heart failure after COVID-19 recovery a serious possibility
"Studies are now showing that survivors of COVID-19 who didn't have heart failure before catching the virus, even those who didn't require hospitalization, may have a potential increased risk of heart failure after recovery."
·bonnercountydailybee.com·
Heart failure after COVID-19 recovery a serious possibility
What COVID-19 is doing to the heart, even after recovery
What COVID-19 is doing to the heart, even after recovery
"...many COVID-19 survivors experience some type of heart damage, even if they didn't have underlying heart disease and weren't sick enough to be hospitalized...has health care experts worried about a potential increase in heart failure."
·heart.org·
What COVID-19 is doing to the heart, even after recovery
Heart problems after COVID-19: what we know now
Heart problems after COVID-19: what we know now
Study in JAMA Cardiology used cardiac MRI to evaluate presence of myocardial injury in patients recently recovered from COVID-19. Of 100 patients evaluated, researchers found abnormalities in the hearts of 78 and "ongoing myocardial inflammation” in 60.
·hcahoustonhealthcare.com·
Heart problems after COVID-19: what we know now
Blonde Emergency MD Saw Taylor Swift MetLife N2 on Twitter
Blonde Emergency MD Saw Taylor Swift MetLife N2 on Twitter

Possibly related: I’ve been seeing LOTS of otherwise young healthy men coming in with severe heart failure like EF of 10%. Is anyone else seeing this? Does this have to do with COVID? Like people in their 20-30s.

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Blonde Emergency MD Saw Taylor Swift MetLife N2 on Twitter
GDPR Support
GDPR Support
"Long COVID and heart conditions — even mild cases can cause long-term problems"
·ajc.com·
GDPR Support
Jess on Twitter
Jess on Twitter
Houston cardiologist: COVID may bring ‘a tsunami of heart attacks in the future'
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Jess on Twitter
Dr Zoë Hyde on Twitter
Dr Zoë Hyde on Twitter

"COVID-19 can cause lasting damage to the cardiovascular system, even in “mild” cases.

Over one year of follow-up, survivors had increased risk of blood clots, heart attacks and strokes, abnormal heart rhythms, heart inflammation, and heart failure."

·twitter.com·
Dr Zoë Hyde on Twitter