COVID-19 AND COLORECTAL SURGERY: LESSONS LEARNED FROM FIRST CASES


Ozgur I. , Karatas I. , Ercan L. D. , Gok A. F. K. , Medetalibeyoglu A. , Kose M. , ...More

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.84, no.3, pp.301-306, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/iuitfd.2021.821064
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.301-306
  • Keywords: Colorectal surgery, COVID-19 pandemic, laparoscopic surgery

Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to examine the preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative colorectal surgery experience during the initial stage of the pandemic outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) later named COVID-19 disease in Turkey and to assess conditions and needs.