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Journal of Radiological Review 2021 September;8(3):181-5

DOI: 10.23736/S2723-9284.21.00133-0

Copyright © 2021 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Interventional radiology in the COVID-19 era: management experience from a tertiary care center in the South of Italy

Francesco GIURAZZA , Fabio CORVINO, Antonio BORZELLI, Raffaella NIOLA

Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Cardarelli Hospital, Naples, Italy



Significant management and structural changes have been necessary to answer to the COVID-19 emergency. Interventional radiology has played, and it is still playing a relevant role in the treatment and care of COVID-19 patients in both emergent and elective conditions. Aim of this manuscript was to review the management issues and the most relevant procedures that interventional radiologists involved in COVID-19 fighting are applying in the daily practice. We report our experience at Cardarelli Hospital of Naples, South of Italy.


KEY WORDS: Radiology, interventional; COVID-19; Disease management; Embolization, therapeutic

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