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Publication Name World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Manuscript ID 56293
Country/Territory United States
Received
2020-04-23 18:33
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2020-04-23 18:34
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2020-04-29 21:01
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2020-05-19 08:25
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2020-05-20 06:04
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2020-05-20 06:04
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2020-06-19 09:46
ISSN 1948-9366 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Category Surgery
Manuscript Type Minireviews
Article Title COVID-19 outbreak and surgical practice: The rational for suspending non-urgent surgeries and role of testing modalities
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Andrew D Grubic, Shahin Ayazi, Javad Zebarjadi, Hamed Tahmasbi, Khosro Ayazi and Blair A Jobe
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Shahin Ayazi, MD, Staff Physician, Esophageal and Lung Institute, Department of Surgery, Allegheny Health Network, 4815 Liberty Avenue, Suite 439, Pittsburgh, PA15224, United States. shahin.ayazi@ahn.org
Keywords COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2; Surgery; Pandemic; Predictive model; Diagnosis
Core Tip Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus has become a critical challenge to global health with immense economic and social disruption. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has become a “stress test” to evaluate the capacity and resilience of our surgical community in dealing with the challenges imposed to our health system and society. Some aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak are relevant to surgical practice and modifying practice can reduce risk to patients and staff alike. We discuss considerations during the pre-operative and post-operative periods as well as the utility and limitations of COVID-19 testing. Computed tomography scan is currently the most sensitive modality for COVID-19, and while reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction is highly specific, sensitivity is considerably viable based on multiple factors.
Publish Date 2020-06-19 09:46
Citation Grubic AD, Ayazi S, Zebarjadi J, Tahmasbi H, Ayazi K, Jobe BA. COVID-19 outbreak and surgical practice: The rational for suspending non-urgent surgeries and role of testing modalities. World J Gastrointest Surg 2020; 12(6): 259-268
Url https://www.wjgnet.com/1948-9366/full/v12/i6/259.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.4240/wjgs.v12.i6.259
Full Article (PDF) WJGS-12-259.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJGS-12-259.docx
Manuscript File 56293-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 56293-Answering reviewers.pdf
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Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 56293-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 56293-Copyright license agreement.pdf
Peer-review Report 56293-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 56293-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 56293-Scientific editor work list.pdf