The first results from the AHA COVID-19 Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Registry revealed that in-hospital cardiovascular (CV) complications were less frequent than initially anticipated on the basis of single-centre experiences. The composite rate of CV death, myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, heart failure (HF), and shock was 8.8%.
Prof. James de Lemos (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA) explained the main objectives of the registry: 1) to accelerate the pace of COVID-19 research and improve quality, in view of the unprecedented time horizon and the need for ‘out-of the-box’ thinking for solutions; 2) to collect granular data, with over 200 unique data elements and extensive serial laboratory data; and 3) to complete case capture from the beginning of the pandemic in order to minimise selection bias and enhance generalisability. Considering the immediate need for data, the research process was disrupted and democratised, establishing a ...
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