Neurosurgeon: COVID-19 can travel to the brain and cause inflammation
By Admin | May 07, 2020
Dr. Pascal Jabbour became alarmed when he and other doctors noticed a significant number of stroke patients had tested positive for COVID-19.
“What is unusual is those patients were young — relatively young — with no risk factors for stroke. So patients in their 30s, 40s and 50s,” he said.
Jabbour, a professor of neurosurgery and chief of the Neurovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, said the number of COVID-19 patients in his department was much higher than anticipated.
For more information please read, Neurosurgeon: COVID-19 can travel to the brain and cause inflammation, by PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio)