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The Combination of Chest Computed Tomography and Standard Electrocardiogram Provides Prognostic Information and Pathophysiological Insights in COVID-19 Pneumonia

1Cardiological Center, Translational Medicine Department, University of Ferrara, 44121 Ferrara, Italy 2Maria Cecilia Hospital, 48033 Cotignola, Italy 3Cardiology Unit, Ospedale Guglielmo da Saliceto, 29121 Piacenza, Italy 4Cardiology Unit, Ospedale Civile di Castel San Giovanni, 29015 Castel San Giovanni, Italy 5Clinical and Experimental Radiology Unit, Experimental Imaging Center, IRCCS San Raffaele […]

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Postacute Sequelae of COVID-19 Pneumonia: 6-month Chest CT Follow-up

Methods From March 19th,2020 to May 24th,2020, patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 pneumonia and baseline Chest CT were prospectively enrolled at six-months follow-up. CT qualitative findings, semi-quantitative Lungs Severity Score (LSS) and well-aerated lung quantitative Chest CT (QCCT) were analyzed. Baseline LSS and QCCT performances in predicting fibrotic-like changes […]

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Tocilizumab in Covid-19 Pneumonia

Severe Covid-19 pneumonia occurs in approximately 15% of patients and is associated with high mortality. Case reports and observational studies have suggested that treatment with tocilizumab causes rapid fever reduction and reduces need for oxygen support. New research findings are summarized in a short video. Treating Severe Covid-19 Severe Covid-19 […]

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