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Volume 33, Nº 4, July and August 2020


DOI: https://doi.org/10.36660/ijcs.20200122


The Association between Covid-19 and ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Variable Clinical Presentations on a Case Report Series

Vinicius Esteves

Cleverson Neves Zukowski

Fabio Augusto de Luca

Italo Bruno dos Santos Sousa

Bruno Santana Bandeira

Angelina Camiletti

Guilherme Arruda

André Feldman

Olga Ferreira de Souza


The current global pandemic caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19) already reaches 185 countries with approximately 3 million infected people and more than 200 thousand deaths.1,2 With continental dimensions and an elevated socioeconomic disparity, Brazil, by the beginning of May, presents with increasing infection rates and mortality close to 8%. The numbers may be higher considering the lack of adequate testing of the population and healthcare professionals.3

Keywords: Coronavirus; COVID-19; Pandemics; ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction; Morbidity and Mortality; Acute Coronary Syndrome; Diabetes Mellitus; Hypertension; Chest Pain; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.