Vascular lesions of stroke and heart attack: the doctor told about the consequences of coronavirus

vascular lesions of the heart attack, stroke, depression and PTSD — such consequences may face ill by the coronavirus. About it on air of TV channel “Russia 24” told the head of Department of hospital therapy, Russian national research medical University named after Pirogov, academician of RAMS, doctor-pulmonologist, Alexander Chuchalin.

According to experts, the disease gives certain lesions of different organs — lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, skin. In addition, the person may face problems mental plan.

Chuchalin drew attention to the fact that survivors may experience immunodeficiency. It makes a person sensitive to seasonal viral diseases.

I had been ill COVID-19 may be the endothelial injury of blood vessels, which leads to the formation of blood clots. It’s unclear how quickly it passes. Such consequences can bring to myocardial infarction, and prior stroke.

Alexander Chuchalin considers that the Russian medicine should go ahead of the curve and prevent complications caused by coronavirus. According to the expert, such problems have already met, for example, after influenza pandemic in 2009. The disease began to decline, and the number of patients with myocardial infarction increased.