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Global Perspectives on COVID-19
Our goal through this series is to get you snippets of advice and perceptions of the realities of COVID-19 from your colleagues all around the world.
Dr. Jaff - Frontlines Perspectives

Michael R. Jaff, D.O.

Chief Medical Officer and Vice-President Clinical Affairs, Technology & Innovation, Peripheral Interventions Division

Hear From Your Colleagues
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“I think that the devotion and the effort put forth by many of our physicians and healthcare professionals has allowed us to fight against the virus, and I am sure eventually we will be able to beat the virus.”

—Dr. Hyung Sub Park
Assostant Professor, Department of Surgery
Seoul National Universitiy Bundang Hospital, Korea

Dr. Park: A Word of Support
Dr. Park: Advice
Dr. Park: Family
Dr. Park: Current Situation

“Panic doesn't solve anything.”

—Dr. Wei Guo
Director of Vascular Department of Chinese PLA General Hospital
Vice President of Chinese Association of Vascular Surgeons

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Dr. Guo: Changes
Dr. Guo: Current Situation
Dr. Guo: Advice
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“Through the experience of MERS, about five years ago in Korea, we developed a checklist on how to prevent virus transmission in the hospital; so we could instantly and systemically set up operating protocol for Interventional Radiology.”

—Dr. Young Hwan Kim
Chairmen of Diagnostic Radiology
Daegu Catholic University Medical Center
Secretary General Korean Society of Interventional Radiology

Dr. Kim: Support and Advice
Dr. Kim: Change in Practice
Dr. Kim: Situation in South Korea

“Now we’re almost 100% revived for the regular practice of IR procedures.”

—Dr. Gao-Jun Teng
The Chair of Department of IR and Vascular Surgery
President of Zhongda Hospital Southeast University in Nanjing, China
President of Chinese College of Interventionalist (CCI)

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Dr. Teng: Advice
Dr. Teng: Recovery
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“Our plans are returning step-by-step to our normal work.”

—Dr. Elena Lonjedo
Radiology Department Chief
Hospital Universitario Doctor Peset

Dr. Lonjedo: Recovery
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