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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing surgeries during the incubation period of COVID-19 infection


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doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100331

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BackgroundThe outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China, has spread rapidly worldwide. In the early stage, we encountered a small but meaningful number of patients who were unintentionally scheduled for elective surgeries during the incubation period of COVID-19. We intended to describe their clinical characteristics and outcomes.

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