Ideas tagged with respiratory disease

Hypothesis: systemic low-grade tissue hypoxia as contributing causative mechanism for Long COVID

Silent hypoxia is one of the key clinical features of COVID-19 infection. Some of the hypothesized underlying causes of silent hypoxia, such as endothelial and micro-vascular dysfunction, and micro-clots inhibiting perfusion, would exert a two-fold effect, inhibiting not just the oxygenation of ...

By Neil Stacey