Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

2022 ACC expert consensus pathway on cardiovascular consequences of COVID-19

News - Mar. 24, 2022

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology has published an expert consensus decision pathway on CV consequences of COVID-19.

The document provides recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of adults with myocarditis following COVID-19 infection or COVID-19 mRNA vaccination. In addition, guidance is given for evaluation and management of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC), more commonly known as long COVID. The authors of the expert consensus decision pathway proposed two new terms to distinguish different CV-related health problems following COVID-19 infection:

The document also provides guidance for safe resumption of sports for competitive and non-competitive athletes.

Find the expert consensus pathway at J Am Coll Cardiol.

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