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Nationwide cardiovascular disease admission rates during a second COVID-19 lockdown

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Societal lockdowns during the first wave of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic were associated with decreased admission rates for acute cardiovascular conditions worldwide. In this nationwide Danish study of the first five weeks of a second pandemic lockdown, incidence of new-onset heart failure and atrial fibrillation remained stable, but there was a significant drop in new-onset ischemic heart disease and ischemic stroke during the fourth week of lockdown, which normalized promptly. The observed drops were lower compared to the first Danish lockdown in March 2020; thus, our data suggest that declines in acute cardiovascular disease admission rates during future lockdowns are avoidable.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftAmerican Heart Journal
Vol/bind241
Sider (fra-til)35-37
Antal sider3
ISSN0002-8703
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StatusUdgivet - nov. 2021

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