The Surge after the Surge: Cardiac Surgery post-COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically reduced adult cardiac surgery case volumes as institutions and surgeons curtail non-urgent operations. There will be a progressive increase in deferred cases during the pandemic that will require completion within a limited time frame once restrictions ease. We investigated the impact of various levels of increased postpandemic hospital operating capacity on the time to clear the backlog of deferred cases

The Surge after the Surge: Cardiac Surgery post-COVID-19
Size: 3 MB