Retrospective analysis of the first 50 emergency/elective surgical cases in terms of mortality and morbidity in CoVid-19 Pandemic Hospital in Istanbul

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Caghan Pekşen, Talar Vartanoğlu Aktokmakyan, Osman Anil Savaş, Asli Datli, Fuat Nurili, Işil Yurdaişik, Neşet Bozkurtgil, Fatime Yavuz, Aziz Sümer

Ann. Ital. Chir., 2020 91, 6: 563-567

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2019-nCoV currently named SARS-CoV-2 is a highly pathogenic Coronavirus identified in Wuhan China in December 2019. Turkey declared the first case relatively late compared to Asian and European countries on March 11, as the first SARS-CoV-2 infection in Turkey. In this study, we aimed to determine patients’ outcomes in 50 surgeries done in the incubation period of SARS-CoV-2 in our hospital.
METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of 50 patients who underwent surgeries during the incubation period of CoVid-19 at Istinye University Gaziosmanpasa Medical Park Hospital in Istanbul, from March 2 to April 11, 2020.
RESULTS: The age of 50 patients range was 21 to 73, and the median age was 43.32 (64%) patients were women. The median length of hospital stay is 2.6 days (1-21). Operations at various difficulty levels were also performed on patients with co-morbidities. No complication or mortality was observed except for 1 patient, and the ICU requirement of that patient was also due to high energy trauma.
CONCLUSION: Although contrary claims have been made in various studies; it is the primary duty of us surgeons to operate CoVid-19 positive/suspicious patients safely and without any contamination, and on the other hand, to continue their operations without victimizing negative patients. In this pilot study, we would like to emphasize with necessary and adequate measures these can be achieved.