Vol 78, No 6 (2020)
Expert opinion
Published online: 2020-05-16

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The patient with heart failure in the face of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: an expert opinion of the Heart Failure Working Group of the Polish Cardiac Society

Marta Kałużna-Oleksy, Andrzej Gackowski, Ewa Anita Jankowska, Tomasz Kukulski, Małgorzata Lelonek, Jadwiga Nessler, Agnieszka Pawlak, Piotr Rozentryt, Paweł Rubiś, Ewa Straburzyńska-Migaj, Przemysław Leszek
Pubmed: 32418414
Kardiol Pol 2020;78(6):618-631.


ABSTRACT Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2), a new coronavirus that induces acute respiratory failure among other conditions, is the cause of the rapidly spreading coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19), affecting thousands of people around the world. The present expert opinion is a synthetic summary of the current knowledge on the various aspects of heart failure in patients with COVID‑19. The aim of the paper was to provide clinicians with necessary information useful in daily clinical practice.

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Polish Heart Journal (Kardiologia Polska)