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Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on acute coronary syndromes

Published inSwiss Medical Weekly, vol. 150, w20448
Publication date2020

To assess the impact of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on acute coronary syndromes and on the delay from symptom onset to first medical contact among patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), as well as to investigate whether there were patient-related reasons related to COVID-19 for delaying first medical contact.

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome/epidemiology/surgery
  • Aged
  • COVID-19/epidemiology
  • Comorbidity
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest/epidemiology/therapy
  • Pandemics
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention/statistics & numerical data
  • Retrospective Studies
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction/epidemiology/therapy
  • Time-to-Treatment/statistics & numerical data
  • Troponin/blood
Citation (ISO format)
PERRIN, Nils et al. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on acute coronary syndromes. In: Swiss Medical Weekly, 2020, vol. 150, p. w20448. doi: 10.4414/smw.2020.20448
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ISSN of the journal1424-7860

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