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COVID-19 survivors show neurocardiovascular dysfunction, worse exercise capacity

Jenny Blair, MD   |   Clinical Summary   |   02 December 2022
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Takeaway

  • Patients who survive severe COVID-19 display cardiac, vascular, and neurological damage approximately 3 months after hospital discharge.
  • More studies are needed to determine whether or for how long these changes will persist.

Why this matters

  • SARS-CoV-2 causes endothelial inflammation, which can persist past the acute disease phase.
  • COVID-19 survivors...

          

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