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Epidemiology of myocarditis and pericarditis following mRNA vaccination by vaccine product, schedule, and interdose interval among adolescents and adults in Ontario, Canada.

27 Jun, 2022 | 11:51h | UTC

Epidemiology of Myocarditis and Pericarditis Following mRNA Vaccination by Vaccine Product, Schedule, and Interdose Interval Among Adolescents and Adults in Ontario, Canada – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Young Men’s Myocarditis Risk 5 Times Higher With Moderna vs Pfizer Vax — But Canadian study finds that 8-week interval before second dose attenuates some of the risk – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


Cohort Study: Risk of myocarditis and pericarditis after the COVID-19 mRNA vaccination in the USA.

22 Jun, 2022 | 12:07h | UTC

Risk of myocarditis and pericarditis after the COVID-19 mRNA vaccination in the USA: a cohort study in claims databases – The Lancet

Commentaries:

COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and myocarditis or pericarditis – The Lancet

Myocarditis and Pericarditis After the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccination – American College of Cardiology

Related:

SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination and Myocarditis in a Nordic Cohort Study of 23 Million Residents – JAMA Cardiology

Myocarditis and pericarditis after COVID-19 vaccination: clinical management guidance for healthcare professionals – UK Health Security Agency

Myocarditis following a third Pfizer vaccination dose in military recruits in Israel.

Myocarditis following COVID-19 BNT162b2 vaccination among adolescents in Hong Kong.

[Preprint] Post-marketing active surveillance of myocarditis and pericarditis following vaccination with COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in persons aged 12-39 years in Italy.

Myocarditis after BNT162b2 vaccination in Israeli adolescents.

Myocarditis cases reported after mRNA-Based COVID-19 vaccination in the US from December 2020 to August 2021.

A case-control study showed an increased risk of myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination with a messenger RNA vaccine compared to an inactivated virus vaccine.

[Preprint] Risk of myocarditis following sequential COVID-19 vaccinations by age and sex.

Risks of myocarditis, pericarditis, and cardiac arrhythmias associated with COVID-19 vaccination vs. SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Case series with 139 adolescents and young adults with suspected myocarditis following mRNA vaccination showed most cases had a mild clinical course and rapid resolution of symptoms.

Heart-inflammation risk from Pfizer COVID vaccine is very low.

Large cohort study with over 2.5 million individuals showed the incidence of myocarditis after the Pfizer vaccine was 2.13 cases per 100,000 persons.

Study with over 5.1 million vaccinated individuals showed the incidence of myocarditis after the receipt of the Pfizer vaccine was low and more common after the second dose in young male recipients.

Large Observational study shows Pfizer Covid vaccine is mostly safe but is associated with increased risk of myocarditis, adenopathy, appendicitis, and herpes zoster.

 


Cohort Study: Association between short-term, chronic localized and chronic widespread pain and risk for cardiovascular disease.

22 Jun, 2022 | 11:18h | UTC

The association between short-term, chronic localized and chronic widespread pain and risk for cardiovascular disease in the UK Biobank – European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

 


Cardiac xenotransplantation: challenges, evolution, and advances.

20 Jun, 2022 | 00:58h | UTC

Cardiac Xenotransplantation: Challenges, Evolution, and Advances – JACC: Basic to Translational Science

News Release: New review paper proposes framework for advancing application of animal-to-human transplantation – American College of Cardiology

Commentary: Many Hurdles to Clear Before Cardiac Xenotransplantation Takes Off – TCTMD

Related:

In 1st, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient – Associated Press

Results of Two Cases of Pig-to-Human Kidney Xenotransplantation – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Moving xenotransplantation research into human trials will require adjusting our expectations, researchers say – STAT

After a flurry of firsts, xenotransplantation is suddenly back in the spotlight – STAT

 


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