👉Rodrigo Arrangóiz MS, MD, FACS collaborated in the COVIDSurg-Cancer study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, which highlights the importance of having hospitals with protocols and “COVID-free routes” for the surgical care of cancer patients.
👉Millions of surgeries in the world have been postponed due to the pandemic.
👉Surgery for many conditions must continue despite the threat of a second wave.
👉Hospital areas with “COVID-19 free routes” should be established to allow surgery to be carried out safely.
👉Data from 9,171 patients from 55 countries were examined since the onset of the pandemic.
👉Pulmonary complications (2.2% vs 4.9%) and post-op mortality (0.7% vs 1.7%) were lower in patients treated in hospitals with protocols and “COVID-19 free routes”.
👉Surgical care must continue during the pandemic. Hospitals must have protocols for the care of COVID and NON-COVID patients, detection programs for SARS-CoV-2 infection in asymptomatic personnel, and differentiated routes.
👉Hospitals without protocols represent a higher risk of complications and mortality for patients undergoing cancer surgeries. The Hospital Español de Veracruz has the COVID SAFE program to protect our patients and continue safe surgical care.
My name is Rodrigo Arrangoiz I am a breast surgeon/ thyroid surgeon / parathyroid surgeon / head and neck surgeon / surgical oncologist that works at Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology in Miami, Florida.
I was trained as a surgeon at Michigan State University from (2005 to 2010) where I was a chief resident in 2010. My surgical oncology and head and neck training was performed at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia from 2010 to 2012. At the same time I underwent a masters in science (Clinical research for health professionals) at the University of Drexel. Through the International Federation of Head and Neck Societies / Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center I performed a two year head and neck surgery and oncology / endocrine fellowship that ended in 2016.
Mi nombre es Rodrigo Arrangoiz, soy cirujano oncólogo / cirujano de tumores de cabeza y cuello / cirujano endocrino que trabaja Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology en Miami, Florida.
Fui entrenado como cirujano en Michigan State University (2005 a 2010 ) donde fui jefe de residentes en 2010. Mi formación en oncología quirúrgica y e n tumores de cabeza y cuello se realizó en el Fox Chase Cancer Center en Filadelfia de 2010 a 2012. Al mismo tiempo, me sometí a una maestría en ciencias (investigación clínica para profesionales de la salud) en la Universidad de Drexel. A través de la Federación Internacional de Sociedades de Cabeza y Cuello / Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center realicé una sub especialidad en cirugía de cabeza y cuello / cirugia endocrina de dos años que terminó en 2016.
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