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Cardiology Management

The Cardiovascular Legacy of COVID-19

2020 09 Jul

As the world continues to struggle through the COVID-19 pandemic, an area of concern is the increasing burden of cardiovascular disease. CVD was already an area of concern before the coronavirus outbreak since it is the leading cause of death in the world. However, the pandemic has made the outlook for CVD even more gloomy.   Approximately 60... Read more

Cardiology Management

COVID-19 and New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation

2020 09 Jul

During the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, all non-critical appointments in hospitals have been postponed, and GPs and private specialists are only seeing patients with the most urgent needs. The priority for most healthcare facilities has been managing and treating COVID-19 patients. However, while this is going on, there are reports of reduced volumes... Read more

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Onco-Cardiology: Consensus Paper from Germany

2020 27 May

There is sufficient clinical evidence to show that the use of certain chemotherapeutic drugs is associated with cardiac toxicity. In many cases, the impairment in cardiac dysfunction caused by these drugs is lifelong and can severely impair the quality of life of patients. While many drugs continue to be approved to treat malignancies, the cardiac... 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

Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 3, 2020

2020 11 May

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Executive Health Management

Call to Action for the Cardiovascular Segment of COVID-19

2020 11 May

The rapid global distribution of the Coronavirus and the fear of collapsing healthcare systems have forced hospitals to concentrate on the treatment of COVID-19 patients and allocate their resources accordingly. As a consequence up to 80% of the elective cardiovascular (CV) interventions have been indefinitely postponed.1 This measure resulted in a... Read more

Executive Health Management

Global COVID-19 Pandemic - Compelling Effects on Cardiovascular Medicine

2020 11 May

Summary: Quarantining and public interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic have raised concerns about a decrease in presentations for urgent and life-threatening cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular disease may remain undiagnosed for a longer duration. How can this be addressed? Introduction All members of the coronaviruses (CoV)... Read more

Cardiology Management

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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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

Cardiology Management

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