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Database update with continuous inclusion of patients with COVID-19 at the Dante Pazzanese Cardiology Institute

Grant number: 21/06847-1
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2021
Effective date (End): November 30, 2022
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine
Principal Investigator:Fausto Feres
Grantee:Luana Gomes de Sousa
Host Institution: Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia (IDPC). Fundação Adib Jatene (FAJ). Secretaria da Saúde (São Paulo - Estado). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:17/50342-6 - Institutional development plan in research (PDIp), AP.PDIP


Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome caused by coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), has caused unprecedented morbidity and mortality in the modern era making the COVID 19 pandemic a worldwide challenge. Despite multiple studies being conducted, little is known about the pathology, its course, treatment, rehabilitation. The Dante Pazzanese Cardiology Institute has been receiving many patients with COVID-19, and for being a tertiary cardiology hospital, it presents a differentiated public from other general hospitals due to the profile of heart disease patients. It is known that some risk factors such as obesity, diabetes, and hypertension have an impact on the survival of patients with the disease. Several In patients requiring intensive care unit admission, hypertension and cardiovascular disease was significantly more common compared to patients who did not have these risk factors. Cardiac patients To understand the profile of these patients and their evolution with COVID 19. the hospital has been conducting a survey with continuous data inclusion in an institutional database using the RedCap Platform. (AU)

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