COVID-19

Outside of the loss of human life due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the past two years have greatly affected hospitals, health systems and the way providers deliver care. Healthcare executives are grappling with federal monetary assistance, growing burnout rates, workforce shortages and federal oversight of vaccines and testing. This channel is also designed to update clinicians on new research and guidelines regarding COVID patient treatment strategies and risk assessments.

Nemours Children's Hospital pediatric cardiologists explain lessons learned about cardiac involvement and long-term issues from multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare but serious disease caused by exposure to the COVID-19 virus. #MIS-C #COVID #coronavirus #SARSCoV2

VIDEO: Cardiologists share the latest details on COVID-related MIS-C

In this new video, pediatric cardiologists discuss some of the long-term issues associated with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare disease linked to COVID-19.

January 26, 2023
New data from the American Heart Association (AHA), published Jan. 25, 2023, in Circulation, suggests it resulted in a significant increase in the number of patients dying from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and a higher age-adjusted mortality rate. Oxygen Mask

COVID-19 caused CVD deaths in the U.S. to spike, new research confirms

Researchers explored updated data from the AHA, noting that the number of CVD-related deaths increased from more than 874,000 in 2019 to more than 928,000 in 2020.

January 25, 2023
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PCSK9 inhibition may reduce risk of death for patients with severe COVID-19

JACC pilot study suggests possible benefits for patients with severe cases of COVID-19 infection. 

January 19, 2023
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Cardiologists push for a more diverse, inclusive healthcare workforce

A recent roundtable discussion focused on how today's healthcare leaders can "begin to dismantle the systems that perpetuate inequities in medicine and build new systems that promote diversity, equity and inclusive excellence."

January 12, 2023
Peter Libby, MD, a cardiovascular medicine specialist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and   Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, explains his research into COVID and how damages the endothelium on blood vessels. #AHA #AHA22 #SARSCoV2 #Coronavirus #COVID

VIDEO: Why does COVID-19 damage vascular beds?

Peter Libby, MD, a cardiovascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explains his research into COVID-19 and how it damages the endothelium of blood vessels. 

January 11, 2023
Even patients who were never hospitalized for COVID-19 face a heightened risk of cardiovascular issues. #longcovid

COVID-19’s impact on cardiovascular health mostly felt in the first 30 days

The new study, published in PLOS ONE, included registry data from nearly 4,500 patients. While COVID-19 patients faced a heightened risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes early on, many of those risks faded after approximately one month. 

January 9, 2023
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How cardiologists can fight back against misinformation

Edward T.A. Fry, MD, president of the American College of Cardiology and a veteran cardiologist, shared his perspective on the many ways cardiologists can work to limit medical misinformation and disinformation. 

December 20, 2022
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Cardiovascular disease still the No. 1 cause of death in the world

A new global report, based on data from 204 different countries and territories, has been published in full in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

December 13, 2022

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