The race to understand the impact of Covid-19 on the heart
A study of 100 Covid-19 patients found 78 suffered cardiovascular damage of one form or another linked to contracting and recovering from Covid
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The pandemic has prompted many people in Ireland to postpone out-patient cardiovascular appointments, but studies are emerging that show SARS-CoV-2 may have massive consequences on the coronary system itself.
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A study by researchers in Germany, Italy and Moscow of 100 Covid-19 patients in Frankfurt published in July found 78 suffered cardiovascular damage of one form or another linked to contracting and recovering from Covid.
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“We know that patients with high blood pressure, obesity and heart disease are at increased risk of developing a severe Covid-19 illness in the case of infection with the virus. All three of these conditions have a high prevalence in Ireland compared with other countries,” says Prof Robert Byrne, director of cardiology at the Mater Private Hospital.
A screening of more than 5,000 people last year found 72 per cent of Irish men and 52 per cent of Irish women are overweight or obese, according to Layla Healthcare statistics.
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It and 11 other medical agencies at Columbia, Johns Hopkins, Stanford and Harvard universities and others are currently working towards “actionable outcomes” on how to protect the heart from Covid-related damage.
“We do have a list of the projects, which span from basic to clinical. We are getting a website up soon that will have this information. Hopefully (we) will get an update in a couple of weeks,” says lead researcher Mina K Chung of the Cleveland Clinic.
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The study, whose findings are expected in 2021, will be co-ordinated from the Mater Private’s 国常会抓紧研究适当降低社保费率 保总体不增加企业负担 (CVRI), together with the 家具产业进入转型升级期 东部企业加快“西进北上” (RCSI) and investigators from Beaumont Hospital and University College Dublin, and potentially the HSE.
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Experts in pulmonary rehabilitation at the Hp2 Lab at the Grenoble Alps University in France suggest that for survivors of the virus, physical exercises such as walking are essential to regaining muscle tissue – including those in the coronary system – lost due to being horizontal for a long period. Unlike organs such as the lungs and skin, once the heart suffers significant damage it has little ability to repair itself.
Echoing many specialists, professor of cardiovascular medicine at Trinity College and RCSI professor emeritus of preventive cardiology Ian Graham believes it is too early to draw ironclad conclusions on how the virus directly affects the coronary system.
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Still, there’s much the general population can do. Graham suggests at-risk individuals may be able to take steps to protect themselves.
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