Fellow surgeons, Sooner or later we will face this issue of surgery for #COVID-19 patients. Data is scarce and evidence based science is not available as disease is dynamic and changing everyday. As surgeons we are faced with the question to operate or not. Logically, in emergency situation where immediate threat to life exists, whether #covidpositive or not, we will have to operate to save lives. In the event that anyone of you faces the dilemma of needing to operate a patient with #covid19, here is something that we can learn from the experience of our Singaporean friends.


Stay safe, keep well, be protected and let's hold the fort together with resilience and faith that this too shall pass... Soon.



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