During the COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare Authorities of Lombardy modified the regional network concerning time-dependent emergencies. Specifically, 13 Macro-Hubs were identified to deliver timely optimal care to patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Aim of this paper is to present the results of this experience.
Carugo S, Ferlini M, Castini D, Andreassi A, Guagliumi G, Metra M, Lombardi C, Cuccia C, Savonitto S, Piatti L, D'Urbano M, Lettieri C, Vandoni P, Lettino M, Marenzi G, Montorfano M, Zangrillo A, Castiglioni B, De Ponti R, Oltrona Visconti L. Management of acute coronary syndromes during the COVID-19 outbreak in Lombardy: The "macro-hub" experience. Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc 2020 Dec;31:100662. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcha.2020.100662