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Clinical Summary

COVID-19: venous thromboembolism risk skyrockets after recovery

Jenny Blair, MD   |   02 November 2022

Takeaway

  • Hospitalisation for COVID-19 is associated with much higher risks for venous thromboembolism (VTE), heart failure, and stroke, in addition to other forms of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Why this matters

  • Evidence increasingly links COVID-19 to adverse cardiovascular outcomes, including after symptomatic recovery.
  • However, most studies are retrospective, and it has...

          

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