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What Deems a Surgery Elective?

From the Show: COVID-19 DAILY
Air Date: 5/21/20
Duration: 13:43
Host: Caitlin Whyte
What Deems a Surgery Elective?

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There are hundreds of thousands of patients who have had to put their surgeries on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for hospital space and safety - including hip surgeries, knee surgeries, and many more. 

But what deems a surgery elective?  How long can you wait? To answer these questions and a few more we spoke with Dr. Derek Ochiai - an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine expert in Arlington, Virginia.

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