Cardiorespiratory repercussions of COVID-19: a integrative review




COVID-19; Heart diseases; Respiration disorders; Myocardial infarction; Deep vein thrombosis.


Aim: To disseminate information about the cardiorespiratory repercussions of COVID-19. Methodology: A literature review with bibliographic search in LILACS, SciELO, PubMed and PEDro databases considering clinical trials and observational studies published from July 2020 to April 2021. The selection of articles was made in April and May 2021 using the descriptors COVID-19, heart diseases, respiratory disorders, acute myocardial infarction, deep vein thrombosis, in Portuguese and English. Results: 4 articles were included in this search where it was identified that COVID-19 is associated with complications in the respiratory and cardiovascular systems. Conclusion: With the survey, it was found that there is a greater volume of studies confirming the vulnerability of the cardiovascular system to the disease, justified by the changes present in the ECG, increased rate of biomarkers of AMI and accentuation in cases of DVT and PE. It is verified that further research may expand the knowledge about the cardiorespiratory repercussions resulting from COVID-19.


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PATRICIO, B. de A. .; ALBUQUERQUE, R. C. de; SILVA, F. C. L. da; SALES FILHO, A. M. de .; AGUIAR, R. F. de .; SILVA , R. A. C. da .; QUEIROZ, H. E. V. .; NÓBREGA JÚNIOR , J. do V. .; NASCIMENTO , A. F. do; MORAIS, J. R. W. F. .; RODRIGUES, M. P. .; LAURINDO, I. L. da S. .; LAPA , V. S. .; SANTOS, A. L. S. dos .; MORAES, K. J. R. de. Cardiorespiratory repercussions of COVID-19: a integrative review. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 2, p. e43011225746, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i2.25746. Disponível em: Acesso em: 23 feb. 2024.



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