Life-saving intervention at the Policlinico Umberto I in Rome, on a 9-year-old girl who arrived on June 17 at the pediatric emergency room of the hospital with a cerebral ischemic attack following a coronavirus infection. The little girl – explain from Umberto I – while playing in a summer camp she suddenly became sleepy and on arrival in the emergency room she could no longer speak. Thanks to the multidisciplinary intervention of the doctors of the pediatric emergency room, the pediatric intensive care unit, the Stroke Unit and the radiology of the Dea, the girl “was promptly treated with fibrinolytic drugs, thus starting towards a rapid improvement. Now she has started talking again and not. it has neurological outcomes “, assure the health workers. “A story that could have ended with an inauspicious outcome – comments Fabrizio d’Alba, general manager of Umberto I – that today we are here to tell to underline the professionalism and skill of doctors and health workers capable of activating, according to the very tight deadlines dictated from the emergency, that chain of professionalism and skills that make the difference, and in dramatic and sudden cases like this one save lives. An exceptionality that at our Polyclinic is everyday life, as also confirmed by the great work and commitment that everyone has guaranteed during the Covid pandemic “.
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