HRS/ACC/AHA COVID-19 Cardiac EP Guidance: Resources & Video Interview

April 3, 2020

In this 30-minute video, Andrea M. Russo, MD, FHRS; Mina K. Chung, MD, FHRS; Rakesh Gopinathannair, MA, MD, FHRS; Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS; and Kristen K. Patton, MD, FHRS, discuss how to triage EP procedures and use personal protective equipment to limit peri-procedural COVID-19 exposure and how to minimize COVID-19 exposure for inpatient consultations and outpatient visits. Panel discussion offers additional guidance for health care practitioners taking care of patients with heart rhythm disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HRS/ACC/AHA COVID-19 Practice Guidance Interview from Heart Rhythm Society on Vimeo.

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Andrea M. Russo, MD, FHRS
Director of Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services at Cooper University Hospital, Director of the CCEP Fellowship Program and Professor of Medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey

Mina K. Chung, MD, FHRS
Professor of Medicine in the Section of Pacing and Electrophysiology, The Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart & Vascular Institute; Department of Molecular Cardiology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Rakesh Gopinathannair, MA, MD, FHRS
Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute & Research Foundation, Overland Park, Kansas

Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS
Executive Medical Director, Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute & Research Foundation, Overland Park, Kansas

Kristen K. Patton, MD, FHRS
Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

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