Laboratory and Imaging Evaluation of Cardiac Involvement in Patients with Post-Acute COVID-19


Saricam E., Dursun A. D. , Sariyildiz G. T. , Can N., Bozkurt E., Gonullu U., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE, vol.14, pp.4977-4985, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/ijgm.s321153
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.4977-4985
  • Keywords: post-acute COVID-19, cardiac involvement, laboratory tests, imaging, CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC-RESONANCE, NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE, HEART-ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN SOCIETY, TASK-FORCE, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, MYOCARDITIS, CARDIOLOGY, COLLEGE, RISK
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: In the post-acute COVID-19 syndrome, many patients suffer from palpitations, effort-associated fatigue, and even sudden death. The mechanism of heart involvement in this syndrome is uncertain. The main purpose of the study was to identify possible cardiac involvement causes in patients with post-acute COVID-19 by using biomarkers such as NT-proBNP and nitric oxide (NO) and cardiac imaging modalities.