COVID-19

updated ISHLT COVID-19 guidance

  • 1.  updated ISHLT COVID-19 guidance

    Posted 07-23-2020 13:46
    Dear colleagues,

    The ISHLT COVID-19 Taskforce has updated the Society's guidance document. This update includes:

    - physical distancing and masking recommendation

    - updated PCR and serological testing section

    - updated donor and recipient selection for cardiothoracic transplant

    - updated recommendations for the safety of healthcare workers

    - updated therapeutics section

    - updated section on research priorities


    Please find the updated version on the ISHLT website or at this link: https://ishlt.org/ishlt/media/documents/SARS-CoV-2_-Guidance-for-Cardiothoracic-Transplant-and-VAD-centers.pdf

    Regards,


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    Saima Aslam, MD, MS
    Associate Professor
    Director, Solid Organ Transplantation Infectious Diseases
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
    University of California, San Diego
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