Heart Views

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 195--208

Thrombosis management and challenges in COVID-19 patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes


Rasha Kaddoura1, Amar M Salam2 
1 Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery,Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
2 Department of Cardiology, Al Khor Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation; College of Medicine, QU Health, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Rasha Kaddoura
Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, P. O. Box 3050, Doha
Qatar

Thrombotic complications in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection have been increasingly recognized, particularly those affecting the cardiovascular system. Patients with COVID-19 infection can suffer from increased coagulopathy as well as myocardial injury. In this review, we discuss these complications with special focus on management challenges in patients with acute coronary disease based on the available evidence from published literature.


How to cite this article:
Kaddoura R, Salam AM. Thrombosis management and challenges in COVID-19 patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes.Heart Views 2020;21:195-208


How to cite this URL:
Kaddoura R, Salam AM. Thrombosis management and challenges in COVID-19 patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes. Heart Views [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Dec 2 ];21:195-208
Available from: https://www.heartviews.org/article.asp?issn=1995-705X;year=2020;volume=21;issue=3;spage=195;epage=208;aulast=Kaddoura;type=0