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OCTOBER 13, 2021

Heart attack, injury after surgery

With global COVID-19 cases on the decline, there are signs of society returning back to normal. One such example is the return of elective surgical procedures that were postponed during the height of the pandemic. While COVID-19 infection is still a concern before and after surgery, another issue to be careful of is Myocardial Injury after Non-cardiac Surgery (MINS).

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2021

The role of ECMO in COVID-19

With the delta mutation of the severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causing rapid spikes in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), ECMO is again getting a lot of attention in the news. In August 2021, Japan logged a record of 117 patients on ECMO.

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AUGUST 20, 2021

COVID-19 and the heart

While respiratory illness associated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are well known, there is growing evidence that infection from the severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) also increases the risk for a heart attack or stroke.

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