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    Recommendations for Surgical Management of HPB Cancer Patients During the Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

    20 May, 2020

    The care for all patients with cancer requires multidisciplinary review and decision-making, and entails the consideration of many factors in order to develop a sound plan of treatment. This requires a detailed assessment of patient, disease, surgical team, and hospital resources. These principles remain critical and in fact, arguably more important now as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic than ever before. Thus a
    “one size fits all” recommendation would be unwise due to signifi...
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    Management of endoscopes, endoscope reprocessing, and storage areas during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    20 Apr, 2020
    This document provides best practice recommendations with respect to endoscope handling, endoscope reprocessing, and storage area management during the Covid-19 pandemic. As more evidences become available, some of these suggestions may require subsequent updates. 
    This publication is the result of different Societies joint: the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endsocopy (ASGE), the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA), the American College of Gastroenterology...
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    Resources for smoke and gas evacuation during Open, Laparoscopic and Endoscopic procedures

    10 Apr, 2020
    The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), together with the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) have published a list of resources with some safe gas evacuation techniques to use during the Covid-19 Pandemic. It is constantly updated with the improvements they find out. 
    Click here to visit the guidelines.