Why Covid-19 Myocarditis Appears Less Concerning in Athletes Now

Signs of heart disease among athletes with Covid-19 was a great concern. Now however new data suggests that the heart issues may not be related (in some cases). Here’s what Bo Stapler, MD, reports:

“A study of 26 athletes at Ohio State University (OSU) found 15% to have CMR findings suggestive of myocarditis. But none of them had cardiac-specific symptoms, elevated troponin, or EKG changes. The study’s lead author, Saurabh Rajpal, MD, reported that the findings “could suggest prior myocardial injury or it could suggest…



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