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ARTERY promotes the advancement of knowledge and dissemination of information concerning the pathophysiology, pharmacology, epidemiology, detection, investigation and treatment of arterial structure and function.

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For a healthy future, it’s crucial to find out if COVID-19 causes long-term damage.


COVID-19 can severely affect the blood vessels, leading to death or life-threatening complications. It is crucial to find out if this virus causes long-term damage.
The global CARTESIAN study involves expert scientists from 52 centres in 25 countries.  We are studying blood vessel damage in patients 6 months after COVID-19 infection, but we need extra resources to increase our numbers and to follow our patients’ long-term health for the next few years.
Our findings will:

Reveal the long-term effects of this disease on the blood vessels.

Identify vulnerable patients who may be susceptible to develop severe COVID-19.

Help devise treatment plans for COVID-19 survivors who develop vascular damage.

Reduce the long-term cardiovascular burden of COVID-19.

Our researchers have already started this important work but the more funding we can raise, the more research we can carry out, and the sooner we can improve the health of everyone effected by COVID-19.