Projecting COVID-19 disruption to elective surgery

COVIDSurg Collaborative, Dmitri Nepogodiev, Tom EF Abbott, Adesoji O. Ademuyiwa, Ehab AlAmeer, Brittany K. Bankhead-Kendall, Bruce M. Biccard, Sohini Chakrabortee, Daoud Chaudhry, John G. Edwards, Kariem El-Boghdadly, Dhruv Ghosh, James C. Glasbey, Rohan R. Gujjuri, Ewen M. Harrison, Conor S. Jones, Haytham MA Kaafarani, Sivesh K. Kamarajah, Angelos G. Kolias, Ismail LawaniElizabeth Li, Harvinder Mann, Ella Marson, Janet Martin, Kenneth A. Mclean, Ana Minaya-Bravo, Rachel Moore, Faustin Ntirenganya, Omar M. Omar, Peter Pockney, Antonio Ramos-De la Medina, Richard Shaw, Joana FF Simões, Neil J. Smart, Sudha Sundar, Stephen Tabiri, Elliott H. Taylor, Mary L. Venn, Aneel Bhangu

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-234
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number10321
Early online date16 Dec 2021
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2022

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Members of the COVIDSurg Collaborative are listed in the appendix . The authors declare no competing interests. The work presented in this Correspondence was funded by a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Unit Grant (NIHR 16.136.79), Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, Bowel and Cancer Research, Bowel Disease Research Foundation, Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons, British Association of Surgical Oncology, British Gynaecological Cancer Society, European Society of Coloproctology, Medtronic, Sarcoma UK, The Urology Foundation, Vascular Society for Great Britain and Ireland, and Yorkshire Cancer Research. The funders had no role in study design, data collection, analysis and interpretation, or writing of this Correspondence. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the National Health Service, the NIHR, or the UK Department of Health and Social Care.


  • COVID-19/epidemiology
  • Communicable Disease Control/standards
  • Elective Surgical Procedures/standards
  • England/epidemiology
  • Forecasting
  • Health Services Accessibility/organization & administration
  • Hospitalization/statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • State Medicine/organization & administration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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