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International Experts Call for Enhanced COVID-19 Therapy - CNSystems Provides Tailor-made Solution

2020 29 May

International experts treating COVID-19 patients have concluded that hemodynamic optimization plays a major role in the management of the complex interaction of respiratory and cardiovascular factors. CNSystems, a global market-leader for noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring, provides a tailor-made solution to support the diagnostic and therapy-guiding... Read more

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COVID-19: Dangerous Cardiovascular Complications

2020 18 May

COVID-19 can cause serious cardiovascular complications including heart failure, heart attacks and blood clots that can lead to strokes, emergency medicine doctors report in a new scientific paper. They also caution that COVID-19 treatments can interact with medicines used to manage patients' existing cardiovascular conditions. The new paper from... Read more

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#ESCCongress 2020 Moves 100% Online

2020 07 May

ESC Congress – the world’s largest cardiovascular event – moves 100% online for the first time in its 70-year history, to create ESC Congress 2020 – Challenging Times, Infinite Possibilities. Mark your calendars now and join the Congress online from Saturday, 29 August to Tuesday, 1 September. The decision by the European Society of Cardiology... Read more

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Remdesivir in Adults With Severe COVID-19

2020 06 May

The search for a drug to treat patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has created an interest in a relatively new antiviral drug called remdesivir. Although the majority of patients who acquire coronavirus only develop a self-limited mild illness, around 10-20% of patients develop severe pneumonia and respiratory distress that requires ICU care,... Read more

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Hydroxychloroquine and QT Prolongation

2020 06 May

As the healthcare community attempts to deal with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there is an intense effort to develop an effective treatment strategy. While research on the development of a vaccine continues, clinicians have been forced to use treatments that lack robust clinical evidence. With many patients succumbing to acute respiratory distress... Read more

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Association of ACE Inhibitors and COVID-19 Severity or Risk of Death

2020 30 Apr

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant number of deaths worldwide. Clinicians are still unclear as to who might be more susceptible to the infection and the factors associated with increased mortality. Laboratory data have shown that the angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 (ACE-2) serves as the receptor for severe acute respiratory syndrome... Read more

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COVID-19 and its Impact on the Healthcare Economy

2020 21 Apr

The COVID-19 virus has created not only a healthcare crisis but also an economic one and a COVID-19 recession is now a reality.  Healthcare has generally been immune to recessions in the past. Demand for medical care has been a constant since people get sick, whether times are good or bad. Also, those with health insurance have their out-of-pocket... Read more

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COVID-19, Telemedicine and Mental Health

2020 17 Apr

Locked-down America has been converted to a country gravely in need of virtual therapy amidst the recent Coronavirus crisis. During these trying times, telemedicine has emerged as a viable solution to help connect people with health professionals. While the healthcare industry works to mark the issues that put a stop to comprehensive and widespread... Read more

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Cardiac Complications in COVID-19

2020 04 Apr

In another COVID-19 special video presentation by the European Society of Cardiology, Prof. Alida Caforio of the University of Padova, Italy, answers some questions regarding COVID-19 and myocarditis. Is there such a thing as COVID-19 myocarditis?  We have more than 300,000 subjects who have developed COVID-19, which is mainly pneumonia, which... Read more

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Cardiac Care and COVID19 - Important Questions Answered

2020 26 Mar

Maddalena Lettino of San Gerardo Hospital, Monza (Italy) answers some important questions regarding cardiology patients, cardiac care and COVID-19 in the new series of podcasts by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). What have we learned from this experience? And what is the situation of the acute cardiology patient in this pandemic situation?... Read more

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COVID-19 and CVD: Two Important Messages

2020 25 Mar

The world is facing a health crisis. It all started with China but now, Europe accounts for about three quarters of new daily cases. Italy and Spain are in a very difficult situation, and France and Germany are not so far behind. The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has recently put together a series of practical podcasts from speakers with the... Read more

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COVID-19 and the Heart

2020 16 Mar

According to the latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) , there are a total of 168,019 confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide. So far, the virus has caused 6610 deaths and has affected 148 countries. The highest number of cases are in China (81,077), followed by Italy (24,747), Iran (14,991), Republic of Korea (8236), Spain (7753),... Read more

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COVID-19 Clinical Guidance for Cardiovascular Care

2020 09 Mar

As COVID-19 evolves into a public health emergency, experts suggest that cardiovascular health should be prioritised in patients with comorbidities and cardiovascular care teams should be extra vigilant to ensure containment, mitigation and quick response.  The coronavirus epidemic was first reported in December 2019 and has become a global pandemic.... Read more