Fellow HPB surgeons, as we prepare for the new normal, these perspectives forming the set of strategies below will be useful to enhance leadership roles in your respective units and institutions in designing your workflows and OR environment, care for your patients while you protect yourselves, your teams, and your loved ones. This will help us build resilient systems winning the war against Covid-19!

Prepare work flows

Prioritize with risk urgency decision matrix

Patient selection is key

Provide communication with reassurance to patients

Procedural Check list

Protect yourself and entire team

Prevent and mitigate surgical smoke

Pneumoperitoneum management in lap cases


Post-procedural debrief, documentation and security measures

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Fellow HPB surgeons, the version 2.1 The 10Ps of PAHPBS Post ECQ Preparedness in COVID-19 Pandemic

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