COVID-19 Pandemic. Impact on Hysteroscopic Procedures

COVID-19 Pandemic. Impact on Hysteroscopic Procedures: A Consensus Statement From the Global Congress of Hysteroscopy Scientific Committee

 

Jose Carugno Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo Luis Alonso Sergio Haimovich Rudi Campo Carlo De Angelis Linda Bradley Stefano Bettocchi Alfonso Arias Keith IsaacsonJude Okohue Martin Farrugia Alka Kumar Xiang Xue Luiz Cavalcanti Antonio Simone Laganà Grigoris Grimbizis 

Affiliation

  1. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Department, Minimally Invasive Gynecology Unit, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL. Electronic address: tonycarugno@yahoo.com.
  2. Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Naples, “Federico II” Naples, Italy.
  3. Centro Gutenberg, Endoscopy Unit, Malaga, Spain.
  4. Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel.
  5. Life Expert Centre, Leuven, Belgium.
  6. Department of Maternal and Child Health and Urological Sciences, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy.
  7. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
  8. II Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department DIM, University “Aldo Moro,” Policlinico of Bari, Bari, Italy.
  9. Centro Medico Docente La Trinidad, Caracas, Venezuela.
  10. Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA.
  11. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madonna University Teaching Hospital, Elele, Rivers State, Nigeria.
  12. Spencer Hospitals, Margate, United Kingdom.
  13. Hysteroscopic Surgery Division, Women’s Health Centre, Jaipur, India.
  14. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Second Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China.
  15. Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira, Recife, PE, Brazil.
  16. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, “Filippo Del Ponte” Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.
  17. 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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