COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative death – global study

Patients undergoing surgery after contracting coronavirus are at greatly increased risk of postoperative death, a new global study published in The Lancet reveals. Researchers found that amongst SARS-CoV-2 infected patients who underwent surgery, mortality rates approach those of the sickest patients admitted to intensive care after contracting the virus in the community. Researchers examined data for 1,128 … Continue reading “COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative death – global study”