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Clinically Suspected Myocarditis in COVID-19 Patients: Case Series and Review of Literature
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  • Ahmad Amin,
  • Seyed Parsa Eftekhar,
  • Naghmeh Ziaei,
  • Soudeh Roudbari,
  • Pegah Salehi,
  • Farzad Jalali,
  • Iraj Jafaripour,
  • Sanaz Ghaffari,
  • Maryam Mohseni Salehi,
  • Reza Ebadi
Ahmad Amin
Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center
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Seyed Parsa Eftekhar
Babol University of Medical Science
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Naghmeh Ziaei
Babol University of Medical Science
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Soudeh Roudbari
Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center
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Pegah Salehi
Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center
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Farzad Jalali
Babol University of Medical Science
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Iraj Jafaripour
Babol University of Medical Science
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Sanaz Ghaffari
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
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Maryam Mohseni Salehi
Ahvaz Jondishapour University of Medical Sciences
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Reza Ebadi
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
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Abstract

We described eleven patients positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. The younger age and female gender seem to contribute to poor outcomes possibly. Furthermore, the left ventricle ejection fraction and pro-BNP improvement within the first week of treatment might indicate a good prognosis.

Peer review status:IN REVISION

25 Jul 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
26 Jul 2021Assigned to Editor
26 Jul 2021Submission Checks Completed
29 Jul 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
02 Sep 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
04 Sep 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor