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STEMI admissions during COVID-19 An ESC survey on ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) admissions during the pandemic


Written on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 14:28

STEMI patient admission has dropped by more than 50% during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to an extensive survey of the cardiology community. “Fear of catching the coronavirus means patients are too afraid to go to hospital for life-saving treatment. We must continue to save the lives we know how to save,” said ESC President Professor Barbara Casadei. Read the ESC STEMI paper .