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CONTEMPORARY TOPIC
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 193-195

Echocardiography Imaging as a Fast-track Tool to Identify High-risk Population in COVID-19 Pandemic Era


Kiran Multisuperspecialty Hospital and Research Centre, Surat, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Keyur Vora
Kiran Multisuperspecialty Hospital and Research Center, Surat - 395 009, Gujarat
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jiae.jiae_16_20

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Degenerative valvular changes are not uncommon findings in echocardiography studies of elderly population. Clinical significance becomes very important during noncardiac morbidities. Our case report identifies the importance of studying valvular changes in elderly population resulting in secondary pulmonary hypertension, in order to categorize them for appropriate preventive measures, to prevent escalation of low risk comorbid conditions to life-threatening clinical outcomes during ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.


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