COVID-19 with Cardiovascular Disease: Can It Help Predict Prognosis?


  • Xiaoliang Yan, MD Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the First Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan 030001, China
  • Li Jing, MD Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the First Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan 030001, China
  • Yongzhi Deng, MD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, the Affiliated Cardiovascular Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, and Shanxi Cardiovascular Hospital, Taiyuan, 030024, China



COVID-19, cardiovascular disease


Two recent articles both found that cardiovascular disease was the major comorbidity in patients with COVID-19. Inflammation of the cardiovascular system and hypoxemia in patients with COVID-19 are the important causes of cardiovascular system dysfunction. Through detailed analyses of the cardiovascular system, clinicians may identify specific patterns of cardiovascular abnormalities. If such a model can been established, the prognosis of COVID-19 patients with cardiovascular disease may be predicted.


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How to Cite

Xiaoliang Yan, Jing, L., & Deng, Y. (2020). COVID-19 with Cardiovascular Disease: Can It Help Predict Prognosis?. The Heart Surgery Forum, 23(6), E895-E896.