As cancer surgery restarts after the first COVID-19 wave, health care providers urgently require data to determine where elective surgery is best performed. This study aimed to determine whether COVID-19-free surgical pathways were associated with lower postoperative pulmonary complication rates compared with hospitals with no defined pathway.

Elective Cancer Surgery in COVID-19-Free Surgical Pathways During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: An International, Multicenter, Comparative Cohort Study

F Ferreli;G Mercante;A Spinelli;G Spriano
2021

Abstract

As cancer surgery restarts after the first COVID-19 wave, health care providers urgently require data to determine where elective surgery is best performed. This study aimed to determine whether COVID-19-free surgical pathways were associated with lower postoperative pulmonary complication rates compared with hospitals with no defined pathway.
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
COVID-19
Cohort Studies
Critical Care
Elective Surgical Procedures
Epidemics
Female
Humans
International Cooperation
Logistic Models
Male
Middle Aged
Neoplasms
Outcome Assessment, Health Care
Postoperative Complications
SARS-CoV-2
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