Anesthesia in Post Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Syndrome

Anesthesia in Post COVID-19 Syndrome


  • Thadakorn Tantisarasart Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90110, Thailand
  • Chanya Deekiatphaiboon Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90110, Thailand



anesthesia, elective surgery, post-COVID syndrome


The pandemic era of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) continues to threaten the major global health system in all aspects. Additionally, the number of patients requiring surgery is gradually increase. Patients always suffer from complications of the Coronavirus disease in both the short term and long term. To reduce morbidity and mortality, delaying elective surgeries for 7 weeks in COVID-19 recovered patients is the latest recommendation. As there is scarce of evidence in “post-COVID syndrome”, healthcare providers should carefully conduct preoperative evaluations and risk assessments for individual patients. In this paper, we review the recent evidence of long-term sequelae of COVID-19 infections, isolation times, time to elective surgery, and key considerations for anesthetic management of previouslyinfected patients.


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How to Cite

Tantisarasart T, Deekiatphaiboon C. Anesthesia in Post Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Syndrome: Anesthesia in Post COVID-19 Syndrome. PSU Med J [Internet]. 2022 May 19 [cited 2022 Aug. 20];2(2):71-83. Available from:



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