Author: Brazilian Journal Of Cardiovascular Surgery

COVID-19: General guidelines for cardiovascular surgeons (standard guidelines – subject to change) [Originally published in Braz. J. Cardiovasc. Surg.]

In times of exponential Covid-19 infections and growing demand for health services, the surgeon has an important role in reinforcing the good health practices defined by the Brazilian Ministry of Health to the general population. Available in English. Read More →

Cardiac Surgery in the Time of Coronavirus [Originally published in Braz. J. Cardiovasc. Surg.]

Speaking about cardiac surgery units, the pandemic affects our daily routine in different ways: limited intensive care unit (ICU) beds and ventilation sites, necessity to postpone elective and/or complex cardiac surgeries, shortage of healthcare workers, sick healthcare staff and/or risk of infection of our Teams, risk of developing COVID-19 after cardiac surgery, and patients with COVID-19 needing urgent cardiac operations without having a properly organized operating room and ICU. Available in English. Read More →