Covid-19 has left serious consequences for those who were infected, as well as for the chronically ill patients, that did not come in contact with the virus. During the two months of isolation, patients failed to carry out consultations with speciality doctors. In this circumstances changes in the patients therapeutical treatment were done online, without relying on physical, laboratory and imaging examinations.
The deterioration of the patients health condition was reflected in the increase of cardiac and diabetic emergency cases at the “Mother Teresa” Hospital. Doctors say that diabetes is the most common disease, that is encountered in post covid-19 patients.
Covid-19 mostly damages the lungs and there have been cases in which it has caused pulmonary fibrosis.
Damages in the heart muscle, arrhythmias, and even damages in the heart valve have been reported for patients who have previously undergone surgery for cardiac problems.
There are cases when damage to the nervous system was displayed, as well as many cases of PTSD. Referring to international studies, doctors say that patients that were infected with Covid-19, as well as the asymptomatic ones, are aging 10-15% faster.