COVID-19 Lung Damage

Panagis Galiatsatos, M.D., M.H.S.  February 28, 2022  John’s Hopkins Like other respiratory illnesses, COVID-19 can cause lasting lung damage.  “As we continue to learn about COVID-19, we’re understanding more regarding how it affects the lungs during acute illness and afterward. And this is especially true with the virus’ ongoing variants, as well,” Galiatsatos says. What […]

Post-COVID Interstitial Lung Disease and Other Lung Sequelae

Mark Barash, DOa,∗ and Vijaya Ramalingam, MD, FCCPa,b Clin Chest Med. 2023 Jun; 44(2): 263–277. Published online 2023 Mar 3. doi: 10.1016/j.ccm.2022.11.019 PMCID: PMC9983785 PMID: 37085219 Author information Copyright and License information PMC Disclaimer As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians and researchers across the world are trying to understand the sequelae in patients recovered from COVID-19 infection. In this article, the […]

Long Covid linked to multiple organ changes, research suggests

23/09/2023 The authors of the new study, which was published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal, said it marks a “step forward” in helping long Covid sufferers. The study is the first to look at magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of multiple organs — the brain, heart, liver, kidneys and lungs — after being hospitalised […]

COVID-19 Lung Damage

Panagis Galiatsatos, M.D., M.H.S. February 28, 2022 Like other respiratory illnesses, COVID-19 can cause lasting lung damage. Panagis Galiatsatos, M.D., M.H.S., is an expert on lung disease at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and sees patients with COVID-19. He explains some of the short- and long-term lung problems brought on by the new coronavirus. “As […]

Understanding the burden of interstitial lung disease post-COVID-19: the UK Interstitial Lung Disease-Long COVID Study (UKILD-Long COVID)

Jim M Wild1, Joanna C Porter2,3,4, Philip L Molyneaux5,6, Peter M George5,6, Stewart5, Richard James Allen7, Raminder Aul8, Kenneth Baillie9, Shaney L Barratt10, Paul Beirne11, Stephen M Bianchi12, John F Blaikley13,14, Jonathan Brooke15,16,17, Chaudhuri14,18, Guilhem Collier1, K Denneny2,3,4, Annemarie Docherty19, Fabbri5, Michael A Gibbons20,21, Fergus V Gleeson22, Bibek Gooptu23,24, Ian P Hall16,17, Neil A Hanley14,25, Melissa Heightman3, Toby E Hillman3, R Johnson16,17, Mark G Jones26,27, Khan16,17, Rod Lawson12, Puja Mehta2,28, Jane A Mitchell5, Platé2,29, Krisnah Poinasamy30, Jennifer K Quint5, Pilar […]

Despite Recovering from COVID-19, Shortness of Breath Persists

February 21, 2022 Jane E. Dee Advanced testing of the heart and lungs may reveal why some people who have recovered from COVID-19 still have shortness of breath. This testing is highly specialized and available only at a few sites nationwide, including at Yale. Many patients continue to have ongoing symptoms well after their initial […]

Is It Normal to Have Shortness of Breath After COVID-19?

COVID-19 can damage the tissue in your lungs and may also affect your breathing patterns, which can cause shortness of breath to linger. It’s possible for this symptom to persist for weeks, months, or years. One symptom that often lingers after having COVID-19 is shortness of breath. If you have shortness of breath, you’ll feel […]

Is COVID-19 a Respiratory or Vascular Disease?

Authors: Medically reviewed by Meredith Goodwin, MD, FAAFP — By S. Behring  Health Line COVID-19 is normally associated with the lungs and respiratory system. Most people think of symptoms such as coughing and shortness of breath when they think of COVID-19. However, COVID-19 can impact the entire body and cause a wide range of symptoms and complications. Strokes, a […]

Coronavirus and blood clots: Causes, effects and treatment

Authors: Nascimento Pinto MSN The effects of Covid-19 on people are varied but city doctors have observed that there is a possibility of heart attacks, especially in youngsters.  Some city experts say heart attacks after Covid-19 are caused due to the presence of blood clots in the body. However, others believe there is neither any scientific evidence to […]

COVID-19 alters human genes, explaining mystery behind coronavirus ‘long haulers’

Authors: Chris Melore Published APRIL 28, 2021 Study Finds For some COVID-19 patients, getting over their infection is just the beginning of the recovery. Over the last year, COVID “long haulers” have continued experiencing a variety of symptoms months after the virus clears. These include anything from skin problems, to shortness of breath, to losing […]