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Ultrasound, cardiac CT valuable in COVID-19 assessment

Key clinical point: Symptoms of COVID-19 may overlap or exacerbate existing cardiac conditions.

Major finding: Ultrasound and cardiac CT are important tools for assessing cardiovascular complications of COVID-19.

Study details: Consensus panel document based on literature review and clinical experience.

Disclosures: Development of the guidance document was supported by the American College of Cardiology.


Rudski L et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 Jul 22. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.06.080.