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Vol 91, No 7 (2020)
Guidelines / Expert consensus
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The Polish Society of Gynecologists and Obstetricians statement on surgery in gynecology during the COVID-19 pandemic

Rafal Stojko1, Jakub Staniczek1, Anita Olejek2, Tomasz Rechberger3, Andrzej Malinowski4, Michal Pomorski5, Mariusz Zimmer5
DOI: 10.5603/GP.a2020.0101
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Pubmed: 32779164
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Ginekol Pol 2020;91(7):424-427.


Affiliations

  1. Chair and Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecologic Oncology, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
  2. Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecologic Oncology, Medical University of Silesia, Bytom, Poland
  3. Department of Gynecology, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
  4. Department of Operative Gynecology, Endoscopy and Gynecologic Oncology, Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital Research Institute, Lodz, Poland
  5. 2nd Chair and Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland

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Vol 91, No 7 (2020)
RECOMMENDATIONS
Published online: 2020-07-31

Abstract

The publication presents recommendations on the performance of surgical procedures in gynecology during the COVID-
19 pandemic. The recommendations were prepared by the Polish Society of Gynecologists and Obstetricians, based on
current knowledge of SARS CoV-2. These recommendations contain the latest guidelines of scientific societies related to
the subject of operational procedures.

Abstract

The publication presents recommendations on the performance of surgical procedures in gynecology during the COVID-
19 pandemic. The recommendations were prepared by the Polish Society of Gynecologists and Obstetricians, based on
current knowledge of SARS CoV-2. These recommendations contain the latest guidelines of scientific societies related to
the subject of operational procedures.

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Keywords

gynecology; surgery; SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19

About this article
Title

The Polish Society of Gynecologists and Obstetricians statement on surgery in gynecology during the COVID-19 pandemic

Journal

Ginekologia Polska

Issue

Vol 91, No 7 (2020)

Article type

Guidelines / Expert consensus

Pages

424-427

Published online

2020-07-31

DOI

10.5603/GP.a2020.0101

Pubmed

32779164

Bibliographic record

Ginekol Pol 2020;91(7):424-427.

Keywords

gynecology
surgery
SARS-CoV-2
COVID-19

Authors

Rafal Stojko
Jakub Staniczek
Anita Olejek
Tomasz Rechberger
Andrzej Malinowski
Michal Pomorski
Mariusz Zimmer

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