Coronavirus disease 2019 and catheterisation laboratory considerations: "looking for essentials"
AuthorNaqvi, Syed Haseeb Raza
Kemaloglu Oz, Tugba
Hashemi , Arash
Almaghraby , Abdallah Mostafa
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CitationNaqvi, S. H. R., Fatima, M., Gerges, F., Moscatelli, S., Oz, T. K., Kotlar, I., ... & Almaghraby, A. M. (2020). Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Catheterisation Laboratory Considerations:“Looking for Essentials”. European Cardiology Review, 15.
The current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak is a significant health crisis that impacts every healthcare system worldwide, and has led to a dramatic change in dealing with different diseases during the pandemic. Interventional cardiologists are frontline workers who deal with many cardiovascular emergencies, either in patients with proven COVID-19 or in suspected cases. Many heart associations worldwide are currently setting appropriate recommendations for the management of emergency cardiac interventions. In this expert opinion, the authors highlight the essential requirements in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory during the COVID-19 pandemic.