Journal of Neuroendovascular Therapy
Online ISSN : 2186-2494
Print ISSN : 1882-4072
ISSN-L : 1882-4072
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A Protocol of Infection Control for Mechanical Thrombectomy in Possible COVID-19 Patients: Tokai University COVID-19 Manual
Kittipong SrivatanakulSatomi AsaiAkihiro HirayamaHideaki ShigematsuMakiko NiitaTomoko KawakamiTakatoshi SorimachiMitsunori Matsumae
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2020 Volume 14 Issue 5 Pages 157-161


The crisis of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is causing damage to the social and medical community. However, extreme emergency neuro-interventions such as mechanical thrombectomy still require the healthcare workers to offer the appropriate treatment while preventing further spread of the infection. This article outlines the necessary steps in managing a possible COVID-19 patient starting from patient screening to personnel infection and environmental contamination measures.

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