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Kevin Kunzmann


Why Older Patients Are More At Risk for COVID-19 : A Decline In ACE2 Expression

April 03, 2020

A new perspective from a team of Maryland-based cardiovascular clinicians sheds insight on an often forgotten facet of the inherent COVID-19 risk carried by patients with cardiovascular history: the decline in angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) expression associated with aging, and the response of care most common in such patients.