Wafaa abdel-elsalam

Wafaa abdel-elsalam
Kafrelsheikh University · anesthesia and intensive care

Doctor of Medicine
anesthesia and intensive care medicine

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Abstract Background: Preoperative SARS-CoV-2 vaccination could support safer elective surgery. Vaccine numbers are limited so this study aimed to inform their prioritization by modelling. Methods: The primary outcome was the number needed to vaccinate (NNV) to prevent one COVID-19-related death in 1 year. NNVs were based on postoperative SARS-CoV...
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Peri-operative SARS-CoV-2 infection increases postoperative mortality. The aim of this study was to determine the optimal duration of planned delay before surgery in patients who have had SARS-CoV-2 infection. This international, multicentre, prospective cohort study included patients undergoing elective or emergency surgery during October 2020. Su...
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Purpose: Lactate is an established prognosticator in critical care. However, there still is insufficient evidence about its role in predicting outcome in COVID-19. This is of particular concern in older patients who have been mostly affected during the initial surge in 2020. Methods: This prospective international observation study (The COVIP study...
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Introduction: Anemia is a major problem in Intensive care units (ICU). Many patients are exposed to anemia during their stay in ICU. Many factors contribute to anemia such as repeated phelipotmies, associated chronic health problems, the devastating disease that admits the patient to ICU, sepsis. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of b...

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