Table 1 The number of hospitalized and surgical treated patients at our center for acute spinal cord compression and spinal trauma, comparing the data collected in the first 50 days since the approval of the new Hub and Spoke system with those of the previous year.

From: Impact of COVID-19 outbreak on spinal pathology: single center first impression

 Number of cases from March 9, 2019 to April 27, 2019Number of cases from March 9, 2020 to April 27, 2020Percentage increase
HospitalizedSurgical treatedHospitalizedSurgical treatedHospitalizedSurgical treated
Acute spinal cord compression447775%75%
Spinal trauma4397125%133%