Compare and discuss the different cardiac department organizations across Europe to face COVID-19 pandemicItaly - Gabriele Gasparini
Spain – Javier Escaned
France – Thierry Lefèvre
Germany – Kambis Mashayekhi
How to prepare your cathlab “structure” for the management of COVID-19 patients
How to protect your team-yourself-the patient, and when to use personal protective equipment (PPE)
Video tutorial on how to protect yourself: https://www.dctv.unipd.it/tutorialcovid
How to deal with acute coronary syndrome patients during the COVID-19 pandemia
Pathway for STEMI patients
Pathway for NON STEMI patients
Is there a place for SH interventions during the pandemia?
Changing mindsets for interventional cardiology & Management of delayed patients
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Georgios S. I think all emergency cardiac patients going to cath lab should be regarded as covid 19 positive due to high incubation period and for the safety of medical staff
Muzaffer Murat D. In order to evaluating CAD at the same time Are you doing Coronary CT while doing Thorax CT?
Benjamin F. Very interesting to learn that positive pressure in cathlabs is crucial!
Benjamin F. Crucial to STOP
Benjamin F. This week, we canceled 6 TAVI patients and did 2 urgent cases with clear stress of anesthesiologists to embolise ICU.
So more than never, cardiologist have to prefer Mini-invasive procedures in order to avoid complication and free asap hospitals beds: US guided punctures, Radial access and LV direct pacing...
Georgios S. Direct viral effect in myocardium appears not to be the case from pathology point of view
Georgios S. How to handle STEMI with cardiogenic shock
Antoine H. thank you
Matin G. A question regarding CPR in Cathlab.we have been recommended to use Lucas instead of manual for less exposure,. with lucas using radial access will not be feasible. Any experience with lucas ? since you were talking about advantsges of radial verdus femoral.