[Subcutaneous emphysema during endoscopic resection of the gastric mucosa].

@article{Sato2004SubcutaneousED,
  title={[Subcutaneous emphysema during endoscopic resection of the gastric mucosa].},
  author={Kiyotaka Sato and Yoshihisa Koga},
  journal={Masui. The Japanese journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={53 7},
  pages={816-8}
}
A 69-year-old male underwent endoscopic mucosal resection for an early gastric cancer under general anesthesia with sevoflurane and nitrous oxide. Because of gastro-intestinal gas insufflation for endoscopic visualization, abdominal distension was found remarkable and the peak inspiratory pressure increased from 20 cmH2O to 30 cmH2O. About 2.5 hours after… CONTINUE READING