Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This page contains medical information for clinicians on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19, also called 2019-nCoV, and now clinically SARS‐CoV‐2). This section includes articles that pertain to clinicians and cardiologists on the virus, new technologies being deployed to fight the virus and clinical information from various sources. Here are direct links for medical professionals to COVID-19 resources from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Daily world-wide statistics on the coronavirus outbreak are available from the WHO Situations Reports. Here is the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) for healthcare providers regarding Medicare payment for laboratory tests and other services related to the COVID-19.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) Dec, 12 for the COVID-19 vaccine submitted by Pfizer Inc. in partnership with BioNTech Manufacturing GmbH. It is the first mRNA vaccine to gain an FDA clearance and the first COVID vaccine to gain FDA clearance.  #COVID #COVID19 #SARSCoV2 #vaccine #COVIDVaccine
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December 14, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for ...

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December 2, 2020 — A 2-month-old infant diagnosed with COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) experienced reversible myocardial injury ...

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COVID-19 cardiology related content continues to be among the top performers on the DAIC website in November 2020. TAVR also topped headlines with Boston Scientific taking its Lotus valve off the market and a review of TAVR registry data showing it is now the dominant method of aortic valve replacement in the United States. #DAIC
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December 1, 2020 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

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November 30, 2020 — The Clarius PA HD hand-held, wireless ultrasound scanner is now available for high resolution ...

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Aaron Baggish, M.D., director of the cardiovascular performance program, Massachusetts General Hospital. He was on a ...

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November 18, 2020 — A late-breaking study at the 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions showed nearly ...

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Black patient being tested for COVID-19 using a nasal swab PCR test. black adults with COVID-19 were far more likely to be hospitalized than their white counterparts according to data from the AHA COVID-19 Cardiovascular Disease Registry. #AHA #AHA20 #AHA2020 #COVID19 #SARSCoV2
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November 18, 2020 -- A new American Heart Association (AHA) collaborative model for COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) research ...

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Eric Gantwerker, M.D., vice president and medical director at clinical video game simulator company Level Ex, and ...

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Keith Ellis, M.D., is the director of cardiovascular services and the director of the Chest Pain Center at Houston ...

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November 10, 2020 — The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles has established a specialized ...

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November 9, 2020 — A National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of hydro ...

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The American Heart Association, AHA, late-breaking sessions, trials, studies. #AHA #AHA20 #AHA2020
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Here is a list of the American Heart Association (AHA) late-breaking clinical trial presentations at the 2020 Virtual ...

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The Abiomed Breethe OXY-1 System has received U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance. 
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October 26, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to Abiomed for an all-in-one ...

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Chuck Simonton, M.D., chief medical officer at Abiomed, explains when advanced hemodynamic support is required in COVID ...

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