These are the UK coronavirus stories you need to know about today. Kawasaki-Like Syndrome 'Is a New Condition' An Imperial College London-led study on 58 children in England experiencing a rare Kawasaki-like syndrome related to COVID-19 has concluded it is a new condition. It has been named Paediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome Temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 (...
Phlebology Parsi K, van Rij AM et. al.
Jul 8th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic has resulted in diversion of healthcare resources to the management of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus. Elective interventions and surgical procedures in most countries have been postponed and operating room resources have been diverted to manage the pandemic. The Venous and Lymphatic Triag...
Journal of Cancer Education : the Official Journal of the American Association for Cancer Education; Chua A, Mendoza MJ et. al.
Jun 6th, 2020 - Serving as one of the few training institutions of medical oncology in the Philippines, the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital was faced with challenges brought by the coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19) pandemic. With the dismantling of routines and practices in the hospital, training activities such as daily rounds, confe...
Journal of the American Medical Association; JAMA
Mar 9th, 2020 - Browse the JAMA Network COVID-19 collection below, including Q&A's with NIAID's Anthony Fauci, an interactive map of the outbreak courtesy of The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, and past publications on vaccine development, infection control, and public health preparedness.
The Journal of Rural Health : Official Journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association; Kakol M, Upson D et. al.
Apr 18th, 2020 - Susceptibility of Southwestern American Indian Tribes to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).|2020|Kakol M,Upson D,Sood A,|
The International Journal of Social Psychiatry; Yue C, Liu C et. al.
Jul 9th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a public health emergency of international concern and poses a threat to the mental health of pregnant women. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between social support and anxiety, and the mediating effect of risk perception during the COVID-19 epidemic in the third trimeste...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Inciardi RM, Solomon SD et. al.
Jul 16th, 2020 - Acute respiratory failure associated with the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has rapidly spread worldwide and presents critical challenges for the public health and medical communities. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared SARS-CoV-2 a public health emergency of international concern, with a global estimate of over 7 million human infecti...
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society REFERENCES; D'Adamo H, Yoshikawa T et. al.
Mar 26th, 2020 - The pandemic of coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) is having a global impact unseen since the 1918 worldwide influenza epidemic. All aspects of life have changed dramatically for now. The group most susceptible to COVID-19 are older adults and those with chronic underlying medical disorders. The population residing in lon...
Journal of Thoracic Imaging; Lang M, Som A et. al.
Jun 16th, 2020 - The purpose of this article was to report the utility of computed tomography (CT) for detecting unsuspected cases of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the utility of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)/Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR)/American College of Radiology (ACR) consensus guidelines for COVID-19 reporti...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Sommerstein R, Kochen MM et. al.
Apr 2nd, 2020 - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Do Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors/Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Have a Biphasic Effect?|2020|Sommerstein R,Kochen MM,Messerli FH,Gräni C,|
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association; Luo S, Zhang X et. al.
Mar 24th, 2020 - Don't Overlook Digestive Symptoms in Patients With 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).|2020|Luo S,Zhang X,Xu H,|isolation & purification,complications,pathology,etiology,pathology,complications,pathology,
The Journal of the American Medical Association;
Feb 20th, 2020 - A novel coronavirus has resulted in an ongoing outbreak of viral pneumonia in China.1-3 Person-to-person transmission has been demonstrated,1 but, to our knowledge, transmission of the novel coronavirus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from an asymptomatic carrier with normal chest computed tomography (CT) findings has not b...
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Henry BM, Aggarwal G et. al.
Aug 1st, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection has now reached a pandemic state, affecting more than a million patients worldwide. Predictors of disease outcomes in these patients need to be urgently assessed to decrease morbidity and societal burden. Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) has been associated with worse outcomes in patients with viral infect...
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Cohen MA, Powell AM et. al.
Jun 11th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has altered medical practice in unprecedented ways. Although much of the emphasis in obstetrics and gynecology to date has been on the as yet uncertain effects of coronavirus disease 2019 in pregnancy and on changes to surgical management, the pandemic has broad implications for ambulatory gynecologic care. I...
American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons REFERENCES; Kates OS, Fisher CE et. al.
Apr 24th, 2020 - With the rapidly expanding pandemic of SARS-CoV-2, there is concern that solid organ transplant recipients will be particularly vulnerable to infection and may experience a more severe clinical course. We report four cases of COVID-19 in solid organ transplant recipients including recipients of kidney, liver, lung, and heart transplants. We describe each patient's medical h...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Norbash AM, Moore AV et. al.
Jul 27th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic resulted in significant loss of radiologic volume as a result of shelter-at-home mandates and delay of non-time-sensitive imaging studies to preserve capacity for the pandemic. We analyze the volume-related impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on six academic medical systems (AMSs), three ...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Guo J, Huang Z et. al.
Mar 31st, 2020 - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Cardiovascular Disease: A Viewpoint on the Potential Influence of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors/Angiotensin Receptor Blockers on Onset and Severity of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection.|2020|Guo J,Huang Z,Lin L,Lv J,|
The Journal of Rural Health : Official Journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association References; Sood A, Pollard C et. al.
Apr 11th, 2020 - Caring for Miners During the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic.|2020|Sood A,Pollard C,Suer KL,Vlahovich K,Walker J,|
Journal of the American Heart Association; Mentias A, Jneid H
May 26th, 2020 - Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Era.|2020|Mentias A,Jneid H,|surgery,complications,surgery,complications,epidemiology,virology,complications,epidemiology,virology,methods,
Journal of the American Heart Association; Alsaied T, Aboulhosn JA et. al.
May 22nd, 2020 - The corona virus disease -2019 (COVID-19) is a recently described infectious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 with significant cardiovascular implications. Given the increased risk for severe COVID-19 observed in adults with underlying cardiac involvement, there is concern that patients with pediatric ...
Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology; Sharma D, Rasmussen M et. al.
Apr 13th, 2020 - The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has unique implications for the anesthetic management of endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke. The Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care appointed a task force to provide timely, consensus-based expert recommendations using available evidence for the safe and effective ...
Journal of Medical Virology REFERENCES; Lin W, Xie Z et. al.
Jul 16th, 2020 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA was found in the intestines and feces, but its clinical significance is not completely clear. We aim to characterize the longitudinal test results of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in anal swabs and to explore the association with disease severity. We included laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019...
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Official Journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions REFERENCES; Mahmud E, Dauerman HL et. al.
Apr 20th, 2020 - The worldwide pandemic caused by the novel acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 has resulted in a new and lethal disease termed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Although there is an association between cardiovascular disease and COVID-19, the majority of patients who need cardiovascular care for the mana...
The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry : Official Journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry; Ward CF, Figiel GS et. al.
May 19th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease of 2019 or COVID-19 was first identified in Hubei Province in China in November of 2019 and quickly spread to become a global pandemic. The virus, SARS-Coronavirus-2, is particularly virulent in the elderly who can develop symptoms and become mortally ill within days of contracting the virus. The virus is eas...
Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography; Choi AD, Abbara S et. al.
Apr 22nd, 2020 - The world is currently suffering through a pandemic outbreak of severe respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) known as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The United States (US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently advises medical facilities to "reschedule non-urgent outpatient visits as necessary". T...
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases : the Official Journal of National Stroke Association; Dafer RM, Osteraas ND et. al.
Apr 26th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a pandemic respiratory disease with serious public health risk and has taken the world off-guard with its rapid spread. As the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies, overwhelming the healthcare system and the medical community, current practice for the management of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) w...
Journal of Thoracic Oncology : Official Publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer; Kumar S, Chmura S et. al.
May 3rd, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is currently accelerating. Patients with locally advanced NSCLC (LA-NSCLC) may require treatment in locations where resources are limited, and the prevalence of infection is high. Patients with LA-NSCLC frequently present with comorbidities that increase the risk of severe morbidity and mortality from ...
Journal of Clinical Virology : the Official Publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology; Kitagawa Y, Orihara Y et. al.
Jun 8th, 2020 - With the rapid spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), there is an urgent need for more rapid and simple detection technologies at the forefront of medical care worldwide. In this study, we evaluated the effectiveness of the Loopamp® 2019-SARSCoV-2 Detection Reagent Kit, which uses loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) technolo...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Nguyen HT, Do BN et. al.
Jun 17th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic causes fear, as its immediate consequences for the public have produced unprecedented challenges for the education and healthcare systems. We aimed to validate the fear of COVID-19 scale (FCoV-19S) and examine the association of its scores with health literacy and health-relate...
Apr 24th, 2020 - Earlier this month, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced resources available to help physicians cope with increased levels of distress and anxiety during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. These resources build on the AMA’s efforts to ensure physicians and other front-line health-care professionals have ac...
European Journal of Cancer (Oxford, England : 1990); Indini A, Aschele C et. al.
Apr 20th, 2020 - The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 pandemic is a global health problem, which started to affect China by the end of 2019. In Europe, Italy has faced this novel disease entity (named novel coronavirus disease [COVID-19]) first and severely. COVID-19 represents a significant hurdle for public health servi...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Razavi AC, Kelly TN et. al.
May 18th, 2020 - Medicine and public health have traditionally separated the prevention and treatment of communicable and noncommunicable diseases. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has challenged this paradigm, particularly in the setting of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Overall, individuals with underlying CVD who acquire severe acute resp...
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA; Oniani D, Jiang G et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - As COVID-19 started its rapid emergence and gradually transformed into an unprecedented pandemic, the need for having a knowledge repository for the disease became crucial. To address this issue, a new COVID-19 machine readable dataset known as COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19) has been released. Based on this, our objective was to ...
European Heart Journal; Gao C, Cai Y et. al.
Jun 4th, 2020 - It remains unknown whether the treatment of hypertension influences the mortality of patients diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This is a retrospective observational study of all patients admitted with COVID-19 to Huo Shen Shan Hospital. The hospital was dedicated solely to the treatment of COVID-19 in Wuhan...
Journal of Medical Virology REFERENCES; Toraih EA, Elshazli RM et. al.
Jun 12th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) has a deleterious effect on several systems, including the cardiovascular system. We aim to systematically explore the association of COVID-19 severity and mortality rate with the history of cardiovascular diseases and/or other comorbidities and cardiac injury laboratory markers. The standa...
Journal of Medical Virology; Maeda T, Obata R et. al.
Jul 27th, 2020 - Since cytokine release syndrome with elevation of interleukin-6 (IL-6) is considered to be associated with severe cases of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), IL-6 inhibitors such as tocilizumab are expected to be effective for its treatment. This was a retrospective study using a consecutive cohort of 224 patients hospitalized with COVID-19...
Telemedicine Journal and E-health : the Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association; Jethwa T, Ton A et. al.
Jun 9th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is taking a massive toll on health care systems globally. We developed the COVID-19 virtual clinic (CVC) in conjunction with drive through testing to cope with this situation. There are two arms of the CVC: (1) a screening arm and (2) positive patient arm. Screening is performed over the pho...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Ramireddy A, Chugh H et. al.
May 28th, 2020 - Background Despite a lack of clinical evidence, hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are being administered widely to patients with verified or suspected coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Both drugs may increase risk of lethal arrhythmias associated with QT interval prolongation. Methods and Results We analyzed a case series of COVID-19-...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Gupta AK, Jneid H et. al.
Apr 29th, 2020 - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has infected more than 3.0 million people worldwide and killed more than 200,000 as of April 27, 2020. In this White Paper, we address the cardiovascular co-morbidities of COVID-19 infection; the diagnosis and treatment of standard cardiovascular conditions during the pandemic; and the diagnosis and trea...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Li L, Zhang S et. al.
Jun 29th, 2020 - Background The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) threatens human health and the mortality rate is higher in patients who develop myocardial damage. However, the possible risk factors for myocardial damage in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are not fully known. Methods and Results Critical type pa...
Journal of AAPOS : the Official Publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; Valente P, Iarossi G et. al.
Jun 12th, 2020 - To evaluate ocular manifestations and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) prevalence in the tears of children with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). A total of 27 pediatric patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection hospitalized from March 16 to April 15, 2020, at the Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital were...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Larson AS, Savastano L et. al.
May 12th, 2020 - The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic of 2019 to 2020 has resulted in multiple hospitalizations, deaths, and economic hardships worldwide. Although respiratory involvement in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is well known, the potential cardiovascular and cerebrovascular manifestations are les...
Journal of the American Heart Association; Rattanawong P, Shen W et. al.
Jun 9th, 2020 - Atrial fibrillation is a common clinical manifestation in hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Medications used to treat atrial fibrillation, such as antiarrhythmic drugs and anticoagulants, may have significant drug interactions with emerging COVID-19 treatments. Common unintended nontherapeutic target effects o...
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN; Xiong F, Tang H et. al.
May 9th, 2020 - Reports indicate that those most vulnerable to developing severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are older adults and those with underlying illnesses, such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, or cardiovascular disease, which are common comorbidities among patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. However, there is limited information abou...
AJNR. American Journal of Neuroradiology; Hutchins KL, Jansen JH et. al.
Jun 24th, 2020 - We report a case of bifacial weakness with paresthesia, a recognized Guillain-Barré syndrome subtype characterized by rapidly progressive facial weakness and paresthesia without ataxia or other cranial neuropathies, which was temporally associated with antecedent coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). This case highlights a potentially novel but critically important neu...
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society REFERENCES; Clarfield AM, Dwolatzky T et. al.
May 11th, 2020 - Early on, geriatricians in Israel viewed with increasing alarm the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). It was clear that this viral disease exhibited a clear predilection for and danger to older persons. Informal contacts began with senior officials from the country's Ministry of Health, the Israel Medical Association, an...
Transplant Infectious Disease : an Official Journal of the Transplantation Society; Giorgakis E, Zehtaban SP et. al.
Jul 14th, 2020 - First identified in December 2019, the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 has spread widely. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic in March 2020. Post-transplant patients appear to be particularly vulnerable. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the only abdominal tran...
CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal De L'Association Medicale Canadienne; Ye Z, Wang Y et. al.
May 15th, 2020 - Very little direct evidence exists on use of corticosteroids in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Indirect evidence from related conditions must therefore inform inferences regarding benefits and harms. To support a guideline for managing COVID-19, we conducted systematic reviews examining the impact of corticosteroids in ...
American Journal of Reproductive Immunology (New York, N.Y. : 1989) REFERENCES; Abbas AM, Ahmed OA et. al.
Apr 22nd, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is considered a worldwide pandemic. COVID-19 patients had profound immune dysregulation so they could be susceptible for adverse pregnancy outcomes as hydatidiform mole. In this article, we tried to explain the link between hydatidiform mole and COVID-19.
American Journal of Perinatology; Browne PC, Linfert JB et. al.
Apr 24th, 2020 - Novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection occurring during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery. This case report describes successful treatment of preterm labor during acute COVID-19 infection. Standard treatment for preterm labor may allow patients with acute COVID-19 infection to rec...