Vascular Surgery During COVID-19 Emergency in Hub Hospitals of Lombardy: Experience on 305 Patients

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg

4 December Dec 2020 one month ago
  • Trabattoni P

During the most aggressive phase of the COVID-19 outbreak in Italy, the Regional Authority of Lombardy identified a number of hospitals, named Hubs, chosen to serve the whole region for highly specialised cases, including vascular surgery. This study reports the experience of the four Hubs for Vascular Surgery in Lombardy and provides a comparison of in hospital mortality and major adverse events (MAEs) according to COVID-19 testing.

Reference

Kahlberg A, Mascia D, Bellosta R, Attisani L, Pegorer M, Socrate AM, Ferraris M, Trabattoni P, Rinaldi E, Melloni A, Monaco F, Melissano G, Chiesa R. Vascular Surgery During COVID-19 Emergency in Hub Hospitals of Lombardy: Experience on 305 Patients. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2020 Nov 13;S1078-5884(20)30935-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2020.10.025

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