Clin Surg | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Review Article | Open Access

Strategies to Deliver Urology Services in the Times of COVID-19 Pandemic Based on Current Literature

Shiv Charan Navriya*, Satish Kumar Ranjan, Sunil Kumar, Ashwani Kumar Kandari, Tushar Aditya Narain and Kim Jacob Mammen

Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh, India

*Correspondance to: Shiv Charan Navriya 

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Abstract

COVID-19 disease was first reported in Wuhan city of China, since then this is spreading with alarming speed and had already affected more than 213 countries around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a global impact on all sectors of public health and hospital services. Naturally, urology services have been affected too with several patients, suffering from urological malignancies and renal stone disease, left to their fate. Present records hint towards this pandemic continuing at least till the end of this year and it is only prudent that we come up with strategies to re-initiate urological services in a phased and a safe manner to tackle both, the urological diseases and the COVID-19 infection. This review aims at providing recommendations for resumption of urological services in a phased manner, based on the available evidences in literature.

Keywords:

COVID-19; Pandemic; Urological services; Resumption; Strategies

Citation:

Navriya SC, Ranjan SK, Kumar S, Kandari AK, Narain TA, Mammen KJ. Strategies to Deliver Urology Services in the Times of COVID-19 Pandemic Based on Current Literature. Clin Surg. 2020; 5: 2907.

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