Previous COVID-19 Infection Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

The study, “Lingering SARS-CoV-2 in Gastric and Gallbladder Tissues of Patients with Previous COVID-19 Infection Undergoing Bariatric Surgery,” investigated the presence of SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid in gastric and gallbladder tissues from patients who had recovered from COVID-19. Here’s a detailed summary: Background and Purpose: This study aimed to detect lingering SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsids in the gastric and gallbladder tissues of patients who had previously contracted COVID-19 but tested negative before undergoing bariatric surgery. This was significant because lingering SARS-CoV-2 in gut tissue could be a source of infection during surgery​​. Study Design: Conducted between November 2021 and May 2022 at Madina Women’s…