New Event NSTEMI in Severe-Critical COVID-19 Patient: Case ReportJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2021-02-05
Authors : Jason Raymond Hotama;
Page : 380-383
Keywords : COVID-19; NSTEMI;
Background: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the causative agent for the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). COVID-19 is associated with a lot of risk factors that affect its prognosis and outcomes. The interaction between the virus and ACE-2 receptors occur in multiple organs including the heart. Case Report: This article reports a 38 year old woman, diagnosed with Confirmed Pneumonia COVID-19 with NSTEMI, hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus and asthma bronchial. The patient was treated in the isolation room for approximately 23 days before being discharged. Conclusion: COVID-19 can impair cardiovascular functions causing myocardial disfunctions such as NSTEMI. However further investigations are needed to explain this further.
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