Unraveling the Impact of COVID-19 on STEMI Patients: Thrombus Burden and Outcomes Amidst Pandemic Waves

A compelling observational study examines the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on thrombus burden and clinical outcomes in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients. Initial waves of the pandemic exhibited higher thrombus burden and worse outcomes among COVID-19-positive patients, while subsequent waves and vaccinations showcased promising trends.