Multisystem involvement in COVID-19: what have we learnt?

Mangion, K. and Berry, C. (2022) Multisystem involvement in COVID-19: what have we learnt? British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 83(8), pp. 1-5. (doi: 10.12968/hmed.2022.0290) (PMID:36066294)

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The COVID-19 illness trajectory involves persistent cardio-renal inflammation, activation of the haemostatic pathway and lung involvement. Results of a study carried out by the authors' team demonstrate a link between post-COVID-19 syndrome (people who have long COVID) and multisystem disease, which partly explains the lingering impairments in patient-reported health-related quality of life, physical function and psychological wellbeing after COVID-19. This article discusses what hospital physicians need to be aware of when considering the likelihood of myocarditis in patients with post-COVID-19 syndrome and the implications in the longer term.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Berry, Professor Colin and Mangion, Dr Kenneth
Authors: Mangion, K., and Berry, C.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Health
Journal Name:British Journal of Hospital Medicine
Publisher:Mark Allen Healthcare
ISSN (Online):1759-7390
Published Online:18 August 2022
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2022 The Authors
First Published:First published in British Journal of Hospital Medicine 83(8): 1-5
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons license

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