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Atrial fibrillation is related to higher mortality in COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia infection

Andrea Denegri1, Marianna Morelli2, Giuseppe Pezzuto2, Vincenzo Livio Malavasi1, Giuseppe Boriani1
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2021.0102
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Pubmed: 34523114
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  1. Cardiology Division, Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Modena, Modena, Italy, Largo del Pozzo 71, 41125 Modena, Italy
  2. Emergency Department, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Modena,, Largo del Pozzo 71, 41125 Modena, Italy

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Keywords

COVID19; SARS-CoV2; atrial fibrillation; CHA2DS2VASc; mortality

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Title

Atrial fibrillation is related to higher mortality in COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia infection

Journal

Cardiology Journal

Issue

Ahead of print

Article type

Research Letter

Published online

2021-09-10

DOI

10.5603/CJ.a2021.0102

Pubmed

34523114

Keywords

COVID19
SARS-CoV2
atrial fibrillation
CHA2DS2VASc
mortality

Authors

Andrea Denegri
Marianna Morelli
Giuseppe Pezzuto
Vincenzo Livio Malavasi
Giuseppe Boriani

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