Getting to the Heart of Pediatric COVID: Risks and Signs of Cardiac Issues

UCSF pediatric cardiologist Kishor Avasarala, MD, discusses how pediatricians can ensure appropriate cardiac care for children infected with COVID-19. He clarifies keys to understanding MIS-C (such as illness phases and age group factors), as well as testing parameters and follow-up essentials. Bonus: how to safeguard a return to sports for kids who’ve had COVID.    

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Kishor Avasarala, MD

Kishor Avasarala, MD

Medical Director, Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Management, Oakland
Pediatric cardiologist


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