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Vol 29, No 1 (2022)
Letter to the Editor
Submitted: 2021-08-16
Accepted: 2021-08-19
Published online: 2021-10-08
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Need to update cardiological guidelines to prevent COVID-19 related myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke

Gabriella Nucera1, Francesco Chirico23, Zubaid Rafique4, Natasza Gilis-Malinowska5, Aleksandra Gasecka6, Nataliia Litvinova7, Benjamin Wang8, Olayinka S. Ilesanmi910, Michal Pruc1112, Milosz J. Jaguszewski5, Lukasz Szarpak111314
Pubmed: 34642925
Cardiol J 2022;29(1):174-175.
  1. Department of Emergency, Fatebenefratelli Hospital, ASST Fatebenefratelli and Sacco, Milan, Italy
  2. Post-graduate School of Occupational Health, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
  3. Health Service Department, Italian State Police, Ministry of the Interior, Milan, Italy
  4. Henry JN Taub Department of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States
  5. First Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
  6. Laboratory of Experimental Clinical Chemistry, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  7. European Medical School, International European University, Kiev, Ukraine
  8. UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Davis, CA, United States
  9. Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
  10. Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
  11. Polish Society of Disaster Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
  12. Institute of Outcomes Research, Polonia University, Czestochowa, Poland
  13. Research Unit, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Bialystok Oncology Center, Bialystok, Poland
  14. Institute of Outcomes Research, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Medical Academy, Warsaw, Poland

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Vol 29, No 1 (2022)
Letters to the Editor — COVID-19
Submitted: 2021-08-16
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Published online: 2021-10-08


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Cardiol J 2022;29(1):174-175.


Gabriella Nucera
Francesco Chirico
Zubaid Rafique
Natasza Gilis-Malinowska
Aleksandra Gasecka
Nataliia Litvinova
Benjamin Wang
Olayinka S. Ilesanmi
Michal Pruc
Milosz J. Jaguszewski
Lukasz Szarpak

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