“We are at war with a pandemic and the enemy is not each other, it’s the virus.”
In this latest episode, Ankur Kalra, MD meets with Andrew Sauer, MD, co-author of upcoming paper in US Cardiology Review on COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease that provides a concise and current summary of cardiovascular complications from COVID-19.
Hear them discuss the latest issues surrounding the pandemic, the known cardiac implications and the rapidly emerging data.
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What to listen for:
In this episode they discuss:
[05.55] The importance of lessons learned from other countries and the importance of social distancing
[09.25] Troponin elevation in COVID-19 positive patients
[13.15] Receptor mechanisms and treating COVID-19 patients with hypertension
[19.19] Cardiac arrhythmia mechanisms in COVID-19 patients
[23.00] Fulminant myocarditis, congestive heart failure and BNP in COVID-19 patients
[26.47] Treatments and risks: antiviral therapy, infection markers, complications
[28.59] HCPs, PPE and the importance of social distancing
[32.52] Antimalarial drugs in treating COVID-19 patients
[34.54] Transplant patients, donors and testing for COVID-19
[39.35] The importance of surveillance biopsies
[42.18] Pressure rooms for at-risk patients
[45.05] Closing remarks