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A collection of COVID-19 scientific point of view articles from WGO Experts! Check back often for newly published articles as this situation evolves.

 

WGO Guidance for Patients with COVID-19 and liver disease

Drs. Cihan Yurdaydin, Past President and Chair of Nominations and Saeed Hamid, Chair of the WGO Hepatology Interest Group, in collaboration with members of the WGO Hepatology Interest Group, present general clinical guidelines for patients with COVID-19 and Liver Disease. Download and read it here!

Past President and Chair of NominationsPast President and Chair of Nominations
Prof. Cihan Yurdaydin
Istanbul,Turkey
Koc University Medical School
Dept. of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
cyurdaydin@ku.edu.tr

 

 

Chair, Hepatology Interest Group, Prof. Saeed HamidChair, Hepatology Interest Group
Prof. Saeed Hamid
Karachi,Pakistan
Aga Khan University, Department of Medicine
saeed.hamid@aku.edu

 

 

 


GI and Liver Manifestations of COVID-19

Dr. Jean-Christophe Saurin, Chair, WGO Train the Trainers Committee addresses the GI and Liver Manifestations of COVID-19 and provides recommendations for hepatologists and gastroenterologists. Download and read it here!

Chair, Train the Trainers Committee, Prof. Jean-Christophe SaurinChair, WGO Train the Trainers Committee
Prof. Jean-Christophe Saurin
Lyon, France
Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Hépato-Gastroentérologie
jean-christophe.saurin@chu-lyon.fr

 

 


Personal Protection Equipment for Endoscopy in Low Resource Settings during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Desmond Leddin, MB, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPI, Chair, WGO Clinical Research Committee, in collaboration with members of the WGO Clinical Research Committee, wishes to provide guidance with regard to the utilization of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for the prevention of infection from COVID-19 in health care workers performing gastrointestinal endoscopy, with special reference to low resource situations. Download and read it here!

Chair, Clinical Research Committee, Prof. Des LeddinChair, Clinical Research Committee
Desmond Leddin, MB, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPI
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Canada
Desmond.Leddin@Dal.Ca

 


Antibody Testing for SARS-CoV-2: Role in Management of the Disease

Drs. Kaichun Wu, MD, WGO Councilor At Large, Promotion of Education in Asia-Pacific Region and Desmond Leddin, MB, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPI, Chair, WGO Clinical Research Committee, take a closer look at the role of testing for antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in the management of COVID-19. Download and read it here!

Kaichun Wu, MD

WGO Councilor At Large, Promotion of Education in Asia-Pacific Region
Kaichun Wu, MD
Department of Gastroenterology
Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University
Xi'an, China
kaicwu@fmmu.edu.cn

   
Chair, Clinical Research Committee, Prof. Des Leddin

Chair, Clinical Research Committee
Desmond Leddin, MB, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPI
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Canada
Desmond.Leddin@Dal.Ca


Gastroenterology Practice in COVID-19

Drs. Lu Xia, MD, PHD, member of WGO e-WGN Editorial Board and Kaichun Wu, MD, WGO Councilor At Large, Promotion of Education in Asia-Pacific Region, have prepared an exclusive global report on, "Gastroenterology Practice in COVID-19 Epidemic". Download and read it here!

Lu Xia, MD, PhD

Member of WGO e-WGN Editorial Board
Lu Xia, MD, PhD
Department of Gastroenterology
Shanghai Jiahui International Hospital
Shanghai, China
drxialu@126.com

   
Kaichun Wu, MD

WGO Councilor At Large, Promotion of Education in Asia-Pacific Region
Kaichun Wu, MD
Department of Gastroenterology
Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University
Xi'an, China
kaicwu@fmmu.edu.cn

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