Rescheduling/scheduling of endoscopic procedures during “Phase-Two: which precautions should be taken?” Experience and results of a single Italian Endoscopic Unit

Rescheduling/scheduling of endoscopic procedures during “Phase-Two: which precautions should be taken?” Experience and results of a single Italian Endoscopic Unit

Authors

  • Damiano Bisogni Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Firenze, Italy https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8086-3257
  • Luca Talamucci Interventional Endoscopy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi
  • Roberto Manetti Interventional Endoscopy, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi

Keywords:

Endoscopy, “phase-two”, SARS-CoV-2 infection, scheduling/rescheduling of endoscopic procedures, nasopharingeal swabs

Abstract

Not required.

Author Biography

Damiano Bisogni, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Interventional Endoscopy, Department of oncology and Robotic Surgery, Firenze

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Published

02-09-2021

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CORRESPONDENCE - SPECIAL COVID19

How to Cite

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Bisogni D, Talamucci L, Manetti R. Rescheduling/scheduling of endoscopic procedures during “Phase-Two: which precautions should be taken?” Experience and results of a single Italian Endoscopic Unit. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2021 Sep. 2 [cited 2024 Jul. 24];92(4):e2021258. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/10655