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Diagnostic and complications of Covid 19 surgical patients  

Journal of Cardiology & Current Research
Otljanski A, Nikolovski A, Otljanski M


COVID 19 is an infectious disease caused by SARS-COV 2, RNA virus member of a broad family of viruses called corona viridae. The aim of this study is to show diagnostic, treatment and complication of surgical patients who were tested positive for SARS-COV 2 in our surgical hospital. In surgical hospitals recommendation is all of the patients who are known or suspected COVID 19 positive must be treated as positive until proven otherwise in order to minimize infection spread. Testing for COVID-19 should be made maximum 72hours prior to the surgical intervention for patients with elective surgery if it is decided elective surgeries to be made. In this study we analyzed COVID positive patients from our hospital in time period from 18 November 2020 to 21 April 2021. We had 7 patients, four male and three female patients. Six of them had surgery, one was treated conservatively. The surgery diagnosis for this patients were acute pancreatitis, liver echinococcosis, adhesive ileus, hip fracture, radial fracture, gangrene caused by diabetic angiopathy, hip fracture with necrosis of pedal skin. Four of them have complication associated with Covid-19 infection.


COVID 19 patients, surgical hospital, diagnosis, complications