Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prior bariatric surgery may protect against severe COVID-19 outcomes

(HealthDay)—Bariatric surgery may protect against severe COVID-19 infection and death for patients with morbid obesity, according to a study published in the November issue of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is it safe to have surgery after COVID-19 infection?

It is now clear that the lingering effects of COVID-19 can affect your health in many ways—including how your body reacts to surgery. In this case, the changes are significant. A growing number of studies have shown a substantial ...

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