Post myocardial infarction complications during the COVID-19 pandemic - A case series
Balsam, Leora B.
Aurigemma, Gerard P.
Fisher, Daniel Z.
Rade, Jeffrey J.
UMass Chan AffiliationsDivision of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine
Document TypeJournal Article
KeywordsAcute coronary syndrome
Ventricular septal rupture
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AbstractWe report 4 cases of post myocardial infarction complications due to the delay in presentation during COVID-19 era. We highlighted the need for auscultating the chest for early diagnosis. Through this case series, we urge to raise awareness among cardiac patients to access healthcare despite the fear of COVID-19.
Qureshi WT, Al-Drugh S, Ogunsua A, Harrington C, Aman W, Balsam L, Kar B, Aurigemma G, Kundu A, Kaur N, Smith C, Fisher D, Rade J, Kakouros N. Post myocardial infarction complications during the COVID-19 pandemic - A case series. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2020 Aug 10:S1553-8389(20)30474-7. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2020.08.005. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32863191; PMCID: PMC7416682. Link to article on publisher's site