Journal of Neuroendovascular Therapy
Online ISSN : 2186-2494
Print ISSN : 1882-4072
ISSN-L : 1882-4072
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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Article ID: sr.2020-0075

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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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