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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023
A Retrospective Study of Surgical Emergencies during COVID-19 Pandemic due to Thrombotic Complications in SVS Institute
Dr. P. Sateesha Reddy  | Dr. Ratnakar Reddy CH | Dr. Dade Sowmya | Dr. Rameshkumar .K 
Abstract: Background: To know the incidence of thrombotic events leading to surgical emergencies in COVID patients in SVS Medical college and hospital, during COVID pandemic. Methods: A structured retrospective study was conducted during first and second wave of pandemic in our institute. Data of the patients who presented to the casualty with surgical emergencies such as acute bowel ischemia, acute ischemia limb, Deep vein thrombosis, Portal vein thrombosis, was collected and diagnosis was established by consecutive analysis of all investigations performed. Results: Of all the abdominal emergencies eight cases, one case of bilateral lower limb ischemia, one case of unilateral upper limb ischemia, ten cases of Deep vein thrombosis were found to be positive for COVID19. Conclusion: The incidence of surgical emergencies during COVID-19 pandemic due to thrombotic complications in our institute over a period of 2yrs is 3.83%.
Keywords: COVID19, Thrombosis, surgical emergencies, Abdominal pain, Acute bowel ischemia, Arterial and venous thrombosis, CT Scan, RTPCR, Rapid antigen test for COVID-19, SVS Medical college and hospital
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023,
Pages: 334 - 338
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