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posted on 2022-02-07, 14:04 authored by Bassam Atallah, Saad I Mallah, Wael Almahmeed
As hospitals worldwide continue to admit an influx of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients, the puzzling pathogenesis behind the witnessed mortality rates is progressively being pieced together. Aside from the established respiratory involvement, the cardiac system has recently been implicated, albeit with controversial mechanisms. New data from cohort studies and autopsies suggest a potential role for coagulopathy in COVID-19. Although the exact mechanism may likewise remain controversial, several clinical implications are now imperative for discussion.



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Published Citation

Atallah B, Mallah SI, AlMahmeed W. Anticoagulation in COVID-19. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother. 2020;6(4):260-261

Publication Date

30 April 2020

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Oxford University Press


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