Literature Review: COVID and the Heart

Emergency Cardiology Literature Review & Updates with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 69-year-old man with history of bilateral lung transplant presents to the ED with severe chest pressure. Symptoms are associated with nausea, sweating, shortness of breath, and dry cough x 4 days. The following ECG is obtained:

Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:

  1. What is the diagnosis?
  2. Would you activate the cath lab?
  3. How has the management of ACS changed in the COVID era?