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COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease


Written on Thursday, 16 April 2020 12:20

As many as 25% of patients infected by COVID-19 will have cardiovascular disease and many of them are elderly. Well known cardiologist Dr Tony Dalby of Life Fourways Hospital, Johannesburg provides expert opinion on the management of this high-risk group. He provides valuable guidance on the management of patients with concomitant hypertension, heart failure, arrhythmias and other cardiovascular conditions. He also discusses the controversy about RAAS blockers and reinforces international advice that these agents should not be discontinued. Watch the full presentation here with sincere thanks to deNovo Medica who made this MEDTalksZA available. 

Last updated Thursday, 16 April 2020 12:26