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COVID-19 impacting regular patient care for cardiovascular diseases

COVID-19 impacting regular patient care for cardiovascular diseases

Disruption of standard patient care due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been long postulated, and is now supported by a study reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reporting delays in the delivery of essential diagnostic services, particularly for cardiovascular conditions, affecting health outcomes.

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Psoriasis biologics may help reduce coronary plaque

While SARS-CoV2 has been previously reported to exist in lung tissue in a 78-year-old patient who died of unexpected cardiac arrest when ready for discharge after COVID-19 hospitalisation, recently the first evidence of SARS-CoV2 infection in heart muscle cells has been reported in a case from Brazil and which is supported by evidence from other reports.