Early outcomes and complications following cardiac surgery in patients testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019: An international cohort study
The Cardiothoracic Interdisciplinary Research Network and COVIDSurg Collaborative
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2, the cause of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in December 2019 represented a global emergency accounting for more than 2.5 million deaths worldwide.1 It has had an unprecedented influence on cardiac surgery internationally, resulting in cautious delivery of surgery and restructuring of services.2 Understanding the influence of COVID-19 on patients after cardiac surgery is based on assumptions from other surgical specialties and single-center studies.
Cardiac surgery , COVID-19 , Respiratory syndrome , Coronavirus disease , Research Subject Categories::MEDICINE::Surgery::Obstetrics and women's diseases::Obstetrics and gynaecology
Early outcomes and complications following cardiac surgery in patients testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019: An international cohort study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Aug;162(2)