Cardiovascular complications of covid-19 and associated concerns: A review

Wen Liang Yu, Han Siong Toh, Chia Te Liao, Wei Ting Chang

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摘要

SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that has caused the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. SARS-CoV-2 is characterized by significantly affecting the cardiovascular system of infected patients. In addition to the direct injuries caused by the virus, the subsequent cytokine storm – an overproduction of immune cells and their activating compounds – also causes damage to the heart. The development of anti-SARS-CoV-2 treatments is necessary to control the epidemic. Despite an explosive growth in research, a comprehensive review of up-to-date information is lacking. Herein, we summarize pivotal findings regarding the epidemiology, complications, and mechanisms of, and recent therapies for, COVID-19, with special focus on its cardiovascular impacts.
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)9-17
頁數9
期刊Acta Cardiologica Sinica
36
發行號7
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 心臟病學與心血管醫學

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