publication . Article . 2021

Modified Strategies for Invasive Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Petr Tousek; Viktor Kočka; Petr Mašek; Petr Tuma; Marek Neuberg; Markéta Novackova; Josef Kroupa; David Bauer; Zuzana Motovska; Petr Widimsky;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, issue 24 (issn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
The COVID-19 pandemic presents several challenges for managing patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Modified treatment algorithms have been proposed for the pandemic. We assessed new algorithms proposed by The European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) and the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) on patients with ACS admitted to the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 period group (CPG) consisted of patients admitted into a high-volume centre in Prague between 1 February 2020 and 30 May 2020 (<i>n</i> = 181). The reference group (RG) included patients who had been admitted between 1 October 2018 and ...
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