Covid-19 effects on gastroenterology practises

Despite the fact that COVID-19 has been classified as a respiratory illness due to its characteristic symptoms of coughing, fever, and shortness of breath, many patients also experience a variety of stomach problems. This research on the effects of COVID-19 on the digestive system has prompted gastroenterologists to engage in therapy and modify their practises.

A recent Stanford Medicine study examined 116 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 at Stanford Health Care between March 4, 2020, and March 24, 2020. In addition to upper respiratory symptoms, 31, 9% of patients also experienced gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, appetite loss, and diarrhea.

Pandemic entail for gastroenterologists

What does this mean for gastroenterologists across the nation in light of the pandemic? Firstly, gastroenterology and endoscopy offices have taken great precautions to protect their staff and patients. To illustrate how swiftly this area of medicine changed, they have also embraced technology and put off care that would have otherwise been provided.

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In reference to training methods, fellows continued to provide in-person inpatient consultations, according to 75% of the centers that provided feedback. A significant portion of programs (41%) had cut down colleague endoscopic involvement to a small number of cases, and 49% had completely discontinued.

When the COVID-19 epidemic hit the world early in 2020, the CDC recommended delaying elective surgical operations. Health systems around the country have reported significant drops in revenue, which has led to financial and operational instability in the healthcare sector. According to projections from the American Hospital Association, hospitals are losing $50 billion per month, adding up to a $200 billion loss over the course of four months by the end of June.


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List of Gastroenterology Association

Indian Society of Gastroenterology: ISG
American Gastroenterological Association
The British Association of Gastroenterology: The voice of British Gastroenterological
Association of Australia
SGNA | Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates
United European Gastroenterology
Ontario Association of Gastroenterology
Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates
Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

List of Gastroenterology Society

Indian Society of Gastroenterology: ISG
Gastrointestinal Society
French National Society of Gastroenterology
International Affiliate Societies
Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy
The British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology
European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition
Philippine Society of Gastroenterology

Companies of Gastroenterology

Boston Scientific
Physicians Endoscopy
Modernizing Medicine Gastroenterology
Steris Endoscopy
Exact Sciences
FUJIFILM Medical Systems
United Digestive
Takeda Pharmaceuticals


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