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COVID 19 - The Spanish Perspective
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  • Enrique Pérez de la Sota,
  • Miguel Pinon,
  • Eduard Quintana,
  • Carlos Mestres
Enrique Pérez de la Sota
12th of October University Hospital
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Miguel Pinon
Hospital Universitario "Alvaro Cunqueiro"
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Eduard Quintana
Hospital Clínic
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Carlos Mestres
University Hospital Zurich
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Abstract

COVID-19 hit hard worldwide. There has been an impact on global activity of cardiac surgery. Spain has been one of the hardest hit countries with one of the highest per population incidences and death. Cardiac surgical activity has suffered a negative impact all over the country. The following is an overview of the epidemiology and impact on resources, the caseload and surgical societal implemented recommendations, the description of the ECMO activity and nosocomial transmission among healthcare workers.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

30 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
30 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
30 Jul 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
19 Aug 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
21 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Accept