Statement for electrophysiological procedures under the COVID-19 pandemic from the Japanese heart rhythm society task force

Kazuhiro Satomi, Eiichi Watanabe, Seiji Takatsuki, Seiji Fukamizu, Yu ki Iwasaki, Daiji Takeuchi, Akihiko Nogami

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Abstract

COVID-19 is a global catastrophe with markedly reduced health and economy of human civilization. Heart rhythm disorder has also been impacted by this disease. This statement is the universal criteria for EP procedures in the new era, which we will face during COVID-19 pandemic. We described the methods of triage based on the severity of disease, the regional state of pandemic and supply of medical resources. This guidance will be the universal criteria for EP procedures in the new era, which we will face during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1117-1121
Number of pages5
Journaljournal of arrhythmia
Volume36
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Dec

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • electrophysiology
  • pandemic
  • practice
  • recommendations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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