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"Ultrasounds point to potentially deadly heart damage in Covid-19 patients"

  • CNN
  • New York, NY
  • (October 26, 2020)

Ultrasound scans of seriously ill coronavirus patients show many have serious types of structural damage to their hearts, Mount Sinai researchers reported. And that damage appears to raise their risk of dying.“Early detection of structural abnormalities may dictate more appropriate treatments, including anticoagulation and other approaches for hospitalized and post-hospitalized patients,” Valentin Fuster, MD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart, who worked on the study team.

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