Hemorrhagic Stroke in Setting of Severe COVID-19 Infection Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

To highlight the increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke secondary to postulated COVID-19 mediated vasculopathy with concomitant ECMO related bleeding complications.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

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