Dr. Martin Presents: COVID-19 & Surgery Timing Post-Recovery and Role of Vaccines

Dr. Martin presented at the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Regional Grand Rounds on April 19, 2021. Her presentation, "COVID-19: Surgical Mortality Risk and Role of Vaccination," covered research by the GlobalSurg - CovidSurg Collaborative, and addressed the following critical questions:

  • Does perioperative SARS-CoV-2 increase mortality?
  • When is it safe to provide elective surgery in SARS-CoV-2 survivors?
  • What is the role of preoperative vaccinations?