Cardiovascular Implications of Coronavirus Disease 2019: Review of Current Literatures

Review of Current Literatures

  • Rissa Ummy Setiani Department of cardiology and vascular medicine. Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita
  • Bayushi Eka Putra Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita
  • Rini Istisakinah Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita
  • Ruth Grace Aurora Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita
  • Amanda Halimi Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, National Cardiovascular Center Harapan Kita
Keywords: COVID-19, cardiovascular implications, basic life support, advanced life support


The coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2) that first appeared in Wuhan, China. COVID-19 was found to have significant connection with the cardiovascular system by causing complications such as myocarditis and arrhythmias. Furthermore, medications for COVID-19 have been shown to induce cardiovascular side effects. The emergence of COVID-19 spreading also raised questions on the need for modification of life support algorithms to protect vulnerable healthcare workers.



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Setiani, R., Putra, B., Istisakinah, R., Aurora, R., & Halimi, A. (2020). Cardiovascular Implications of Coronavirus Disease 2019: Review of Current Literatures. Indonesian Journal of Cardiology, 41(2), 83-90.