Germs 2022 Mar 31;12(1):112-117. Epub 2022 Mar 31.
MD, PhD, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Clinical Emergency Hospital of Bucharest, Calea Floreasca 8, Bucharest, 014461, Romania, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care II, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bulevardul Eroii Sanitari 8, Bucharest, 050474, Romania.
Introduction: Year 2020 has been a cornerstone in medical research due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The process of understanding the condition brought to light certain organ involvement like pulmonary or kidney damage or endocrine disbalances, while connection to other types of organ impairment remain unclear. SARS-CoV-2 has previously been incriminated in cardiac involvement, ranging from mild symptoms to more severe occurrences such as myocarditis, arrythmias or heart failure, thus complicating the acute-phase management and worsening patients' prognosis. Read More