Category: COVID-19 Statements
The following information is intended to provide our Members additional help to cope with Covid 19 in Surgery. It comes from the early experience gained from Europe and Asia who first have been hit by the pandemic.
This is NOT evidence based data, since there was no time to test its validity on scientific grounds. It’s only an attempt to offer you some practical advice, to the best of our current knowledge.
THE EXECUTIVE BOARDS of EAES
Released 3/30/2020 - this document will continue to be updated as needed. Recently, SAGES in conjunction with EAES, published guidelines for surgeons concerning the use of laparoscopy during the current COVID-19 pandemic. We recognize that during this time of challenge to resources and personnel, every surgeon and institution is providing the very best care it can [...]
EAES Webinar – Upper GI – On demand webinar
GO TO WEBINAR This webinar was held on Wednesday 20 May 2020 and can now be viewed on-demand. The questions that were asked by the audience together with the answers from our panel will be available in this document soon. This pertains to the questions that were not answered during the webinar. Questions Upper GI [...]
Preoperative testing and screening for elective surgery during the pandemic COVID-19 to re-start surgery
COVID testing AP2 – v.final Figure A Figure B Figure C
EAES Recommendations for surgeons during the COVID19 Pandemic – On demand webinar
GO TO WEBINAR This webinar was held on Wednesday 22 April 2020 and can now be viewed on-demand. The questions that were asked by the audience together with the answers from our panel can be found in the document below. EAES webinar – Answers
EAES message to SAGES “Waiting for the day we’ll shake hands again”
Dear Friends, we live strange times where our lives and our profession are challenged by an unprecedented global tragedy. Our families, our colleagues and the whole society are paying a very high price to Covid-19. We have no choice but to cope with it - now and for the near future - and continue to [...]
Precautions for Operating Room Team Members during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
2019-12-17 draft scientific programme Krakow 2020 SUBJECT TO CHANGE
A Low Cost, Safe and Effective Method for Smoke Evacuation in Laparoscopic Surgery for Suspected Coronavirus Patients.
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General recommendations of urgent surgical care In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic (sars cov-2) from the spanish association of surgery (AEC).
These recommendations are subject to continuous review, depending on the global situation of the pandemic and the particular needs of each hospital, as well as the recommendations of the competent authorities and the evidence/bibliography that appears in this regard. It is important to highlight that the current scientific evidence in this regard is minimal and [...]
SAGES/EAES “Closing the Back Door” recommendations in the fight against COVID-19.
SAGES/EAES “Closing the Back Door” recommendations in the fight against COVID-19 Purpose This Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) document outlines recommended procedures for screening, identification, tracking, and management of patients located in non-COVID-19 hospital units who may have symptomatic or asymptomatic COVID-19 infection.. Recommendations are also provided regarding screening and testing of patients scheduled for [...]
Baseline Characteristics and Outcomes of 1591 Patients Infected With SARS-CoV-2 Admitted to ICUs of the Lombardy Region, Italy.
The EAES 2022 Wintermeeting - on demand available now
The recorded lectures of the 2022 edition of the EAES Wintermeeting. Offered to you by the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery. A morning full of lectures about the latest technology in endoscopic surgery. ‘Innovations in surgery – from lab to OR’.