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Correspondence on ‘Cardiovascular disease and mortality sequelae of COVID-19 in the UK Biobank’ by Raisi-Estabragh et al
  1. Oscar Jolobe
  1. British Medical Association, BMA House, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Oscar Jolobe, British Medical Assocation, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JP, UK; oscarjolobe{at}

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To the Editor No evaluation of cardiovascular disease and mortality sequelae of COVID-191 would be complete without documentation of the increase in the prevalence of mechanical complications (MCs) of myocardial infarction (MI) attributable to delay in seeking or obtaining timely reperfusion treatment for ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). This delay was associated with a resurgence of STEMI-related MCs, namely, ventricular-free wall rupture, acute papillary muscle …

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