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Plan To ‘Reopen’ America Gradually Allows Return Of Elective Orthopedic, Colon, Eye Surgeries

Companies making related devices could see renewals in sales

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Under guidelines recently unveiled by President Trump, US health care facilities could gradually start phasing-in more elective surgeries, including commonly performed operations that were postponed due the COVID-19 outbreak – many of which involve extensive device use. Elective surgeries include orthopedic joint replacement procedures, colonoscopies and cataract-correcting procedures that could resume as early as May under Trump’s plan.

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