Sep 11, 2020
Why would a virus that primarily affect the lungs also cause a
heart attack? How do you treat injury to the heart and is recovery
expected? Is there evidence that people with asymptomatic COVID
cases could still experience injury to the heart and lungs? Should
athletes who have had severe COVID seek a cardiac assessment before
returning to sports?
Hopkins cardiologist and myocarditis expert Dr. Nisha Gilotra talks with Dr. Josh Sharfstein and answers questions about COVID-19’s impact on the heart.
KEYWORDS: heart attack; cardiomyopathy; cardiac health