Consensus statement regarding minimally invasive surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic
SASES is committed to providing guidelines and support to our members to ensure that patients receive the best available care. The COVID-19 pandemic has placed health systems worldwide under unprecedented strain. COVID-19-infected patients will present with conditions requiring surgical intervention. The purpose of this document is to address concerns relating specifically to laparoscopic surgery in COVID-19-infected patients. SASES has made the following surgical recommendations based on current available evidence. We will endeavour to update this document as new evidence develops.
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