Management of atrial fibrillation in COVID-19 pandemic

Yu Feng Hu, Wen Han Cheng, Yuan Hung, Wen Yu Lin, Tze Fan Chao, Jo Nan Liao, Yenn Jiang Lin, Wei Shiang Lin, Yi Jen Chen, Shih Ann Chen

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻回顧型文獻同行評審

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摘要

The health crisis due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has shocked the world, with more than 1 million infections and casualties. COVID-19 can present from mild illness to multi-organ involvement, but especially acute respiratory distress syndrome. Cardiac injury and arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation (AF), are not uncommon in COVID-19. COVID-19 is highly contagious, and therapy against the virus remains premature and largely unknown, which makes the management of AF patients during the pandemic particularly challenging. We describe a possible pathophysiological link between COVID-19 and AF, and therapeutic considerations for AF patients during this pandemic.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)1679-1685
頁數7
期刊Circulation Journal
84
發行號10
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 九月 25 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 心臟病學與心血管醫學

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