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Herein, we summarize the epidemiology and organ-specific sequelae of post-acute COVID-19 and address management considerations for the interdisciplinary comprehensive care of these patients in COVID-19 clinics (Box 1 and Fig. Carvalho-Schneider, C. et al. Inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST) and postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) are syndromes with overlapping clinical features of excessive sinus tachycardia. Similar VTE rates have been reported in retrospective studies from the United Kingdom83,84. Finally, interference of angiotensin II synthesis by COVID-19 can be postulated as the last possible patho-physiological mechanism leading to dysautonomia. Chest CT features are associated with poorer quality of life in acute lung injury survivors. The funders had no role in the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis or interpretation of the data; preparation, review or approval of the manuscript; or decision to submit the manuscript for publication. If it happens, healthcare providers can effectively and immediately treat the reaction. If associated with the COVID-19 vaccine, cases of TTS/VITT occurred several days up to 2-1/2 weeks after being vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S., or up . PubMed Invest. Assoc. Model COVID-19 rehabilitation units such as those in Italy are already routinely assessing acute COVID-19 survivors for swallowing function, nutritional status and measures of functional independence219. Med. Unique to this pandemic is the creation and role of patient advocacy groups in identifying persistent symptoms and influencing research and clinical attention. Leonard-Lorant, I. et al. J. Phys. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of IST in a consecutive and prospective population of PCS patients. Klok, F. A. et al. Ramlall, V. et al. 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Retrospective data on post-acute thromboembolic events, although limited by small sample size, variability in outcome ascertainment and inadequate systematic follow-up, suggest the rate of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in the post-acute COVID-19 setting to be <5%. Inappropriate sinus tachycardia occurs when there is a higher heart rate response or faster resting rate than necessary for the current physiological demand ( 23 ). Article The Johns Hopkins Post-Acute COVID-19 Team (PACT): a multidisciplinary, collaborative, ambulatory framework supporting COVID-19 survivors. 66, 23622371 (2015). Ameres, M. et al. Lancet Psychiatry 8, 130140 (2021). Reply to the letter COVID-19-associated encephalopathy and cytokine-mediated neuroinflammation. Steroid use during acute COVID-19 was not associated with diffusion impairment and radiographic abnormalities at 6months follow-up in the post-acute COVID-19 Chinese study5. This fibrotic state may be provoked by cytokines such as interleukin-6 (IL-6) and transforming growth factor-, which have been implicated in the development of pulmonary fibrosis6,56,57,58 and may predispose to bacterial colonization and subsequent infection59,60,61. All these medications can change the potassium currents in the heart, which can cause prolongation of the QT interval. Currently, healthcare professionals caring for survivors of acute COVID-19 have the key role of recognizing, carefully documenting, investigating and managing ongoing or new symptoms, as well as following up organ-specific complications that developed during acute illness. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2020.2366 (2020). All statistical analyses were performed using SPSS version 25.0 (IBM, Armonk, NY, USA). Thromb. 16,17), as replication-competent SARS-CoV-2 has not been isolated after 3weeks18. Virus Res. 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