[Tension pneumoperitoneum as complication in a case of perioperative barotrauma].


Tension pneumoperitoneum is rare complication that causes severe changes in respiratory and cardiocirculatory function. We report the case of an 84 year old woman who developed tension pneumoperitoneum soon after cholecystectomy by subcostal laparotomy. Tension pneumoperitoneum presented with barotrauma, bilateral pneumothorax, extensive subcutaneous and… (More)