Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study

Study (n=1128) reported overall 30-day mortality was 23.8%. Pulmonary complications occurred in 51.2% of pts; which accounted for 82.6% of all deaths. Risk factors include male sex, age >70 yrs, anaesthesiology grades 3–5, surgery for cancer, emergency surgery, and major surgery.


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