The Association between Covid-19 and ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Variable Clinical Presentations on a Case Report Series
Cleverson Neves Zukowski
Fabio Augusto de Luca
Italo Bruno dos Santos Sousa
Bruno Santana Bandeira
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.