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.

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) offers 5 Strategies for Improving Your Nuclear Cardiology Lab in 2021
Feature | Nuclear Imaging | By Staff of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)

A year after COVID-19 turned the world upside down, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) asked members how ...

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Sometimes it takes a major shift is the world to see things differently. As editor of DAIC, I often wonder if the ...

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The WASE-COVID Study used the artificial intelligence automated echocardiogram reading software EchoGo-Core from Ultromics to evaluate ejection fraction and left ventricle longitudinal strain in COVID-19 patients to identify risk markers for mortality. The study also compared human vs. AI variability in assessing the exams. #ACC21 #ACC2021
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May 18, 2021 — Artificial intelligence (AI) derived heart measurements were able to predict COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) mortal ...

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May 18, 2021 — Dapagliflozin (Farxiga), a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, did not significantly ...

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DAIC magazine won Overall Excellence Finalist/Multi-platform Package of the Year for its coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic’s Toll on Cardiology, National. The entry won an honor mention for its coverage of the COVID pandemic. Dave Fornell is the editor of DAIC.
Feature | Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology DAIC | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) and its sister publication Imaging Technology News (ITN) recently took ...

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May 13, 2021 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a new statement relaxing the ...

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May 13, 2021 — Estimates of excess deaths, defined as the number of persons who have died from all causes, above the ...

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News | Artificial Intelligence

May 12, 2021 — HeartFlow, Inc., a leader in revolutionizing precision heartcare, today announced that the National ...

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May 11, 2021 — Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 may be at risk of developing heart failure even if they do not have a ...

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Videos | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Payam Dehghani, M.D.,  FRCPC, FACC, FSCAI, co-director of Prairie Vascular Research and associate professor at the ...

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One third of patients will die who have COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) and suffer a ST-elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI), according to the latest, comprehensive data from The North American COVID-19 Myocardial Infarction (NACMI) Registry. The data was presented as a late-breaking study at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2021 Scientific Sessions. The study showed there was an alarming one-in-three patients dying with STEMI and COVID, compared to 4-in-100 #SCAI2021
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | By Dave Fornell, Editor

May 3, 2021 – One third of patients will die who have COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) and suffer a ST-elevated myocardial ...

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April 28, 2021 – Results from a retrospective observational study, presented today at Society for Cardiovascular ...

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April 20, 2021 – The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) announced the first publication of outcomes from the ...

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CDC and FDA Call for Pause on Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Due to Rare Blood Clots #COVID19 #Janssen
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | By Dave Fornell, Editor

(This story was updated May 7, 2021 in the last subheaded section)


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