Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Covid-19

Overview of recent news and publications on COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease

The CAPACITY COVID registry: a call to collect CV data of COVID-19 patients

News - Mar. 31, 2020
An initiative of cardiologists and the Dutch CardioVascular Alliance has resulted in the start of the CAPACITY COVID registry, to collect CV data of COVID-19 patients. The initiators call to join now!

An initiative of cardiologists and the Dutch CardioVascular Alliance has resulted in the start of the CAPACITY COVID registry, to collect CV data of COVID-19 patients. The initiators call to join now!

CAPACITY COVID: a registry of CV variables in patients with COVID-19

3' education - Mar. 31, 2020 - Prof. Folkert Asselbergs, MD, PhD
Prof. Asselbergs calls to participate in the CAPACITY COVID-19 registry, a CV supplement to the existing ISARIC and WHO registry, to collect information on CV variables.

Prof. Asselbergs calls to participate in the CAPACITY COVID-19 registry, a CV supplement to the existing ISARIC and WHO registry, to collect information on CV variables during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Issues in the cath lab during COVID-19 outbreak

Literature - Mar. 24, 2020 - Welt FGP, et al. - JACC 2020

The ACC’s Interventional Council and SCAI have listed some of the specific implications of COVID-19 on practice in the catheterization laboratory.

Myocardial injury in COVID-19 patients and heart transplantations in times of the pandemic

Literature - Mar. 24, 2020 - Clerkin KJ et al., - Circulation. 2020.

A review article describes the prevalence rates of CVD in patients with COVID-19 with a focus on myocardial injuries in COVID-19 patients and heart transplantations in times of the current pandemic.

CV considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic

News - Mar. 24, 2020

A review article published in JACC outlines CV considerations for patients, health care workers, and health systems during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus infections and the cardiovascular system

Literature - Mar. 19, 2020 - Xiong TY, et al. - Eur Heart J. 2020
This viewpoint article draws attention towards acute and possible long-term implications of coronavirus infections, such as COVID-19, on the cardiovascular system.

This viewpoint article draws attention towards acute and possible long-term implications of coronavirus infections, such as COVID-19, on the cardiovascular system.

HFSA/ACC/AHA release statement on continued use RAASi during COVID-19 outbreak

News - Mar. 18, 2020

Following the ESC statement, a joint statement of the HFSA, ACC and AHA has now been published on continued use of RAASi during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ESC Position statement on continued ACEi and ARBs use in relation to coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

News - Mar. 16, 2020

The ESC Council on Hypertension has released a statement, strongly recommending to continue treatment of ACEi and ARBs in times of the COVID-19 pandemic, as evidence for harmful effects of these drugs in context of COVID-19 is lacking.

ACC issues coronavirus COVID-19 clinical guidance for CV care team

News - Mar. 10, 2020

The ACC has released a clinical bulletin providing literature on acute cardiac complications of COVID-19, implications for CV patients and clinical guidance and recommendations for cardiac-specific preparedness.

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