Recomendations for elective bariatric surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Pedro R. Martínez Duartez
Axel F. Beskow
Jorge L. Harraca
Alejandro L. Grigaites


In the current setting, the Board of Directors defined that the recommendations and guidelines generated by Asociación Argentina de Cirugía during the COVID-19 pandemic should be implemented according to the following issues:
The surgeon is responsible for the decision‐making process about the surgery, based on the regulations issued by the Crisis Committee according to the phase of the pandemic (described by the Spanish Association of Surgery) in which the health institution is located and to the viral replication in the corresponding geographical area, ad-referendum to
the recommendations of the National and Regional Health Authorities.


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Martínez Duartez, P. R., Beskow, A. F., Harraca, J. L., & Grigaites, A. L. (2021). Recomendations for elective bariatric surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revista Argentina De Cirugía, 112(3), 249–256. (Original work published March 19, 2021)

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