Acute myocardial infarction in post COVID-19 patients

Keywords: AMI, COVID-19, Cardiovascular disease, Acute myocardial infarction


The SARS-CoV-2 infection has caused mortality in different populations; in addition, morbidity with immunological, hematological and/or cardiovascular compromises has been reported, with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) standing out. A literature search was conducted in databases to determine existing evidence regarding AMI in post-COVID-19 patients. It was found that initially AMI was described in some patients during the disease; however, a recently published case series showed that it could occur in recovered patients, secondary to systemic and procoagulant inflammation over time, suggesting further research in this area.


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DOI: 10.17511/ijmrr.2021.i05.02
Published: 2021-10-13
How to Cite
Lombana Salas MA, Miranda Jiménez MC, Bedoya Coronel M, Herazo Madera WY, Lombana Salas EA. Acute myocardial infarction in post COVID-19 patients. Int J Med Res Rev [Internet]. 2021Oct.13 [cited 2021Nov.30];9(5):286-8. Available from:
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