Alterations in hepatic function during laparoscopic surgery. An experimental clinical study.


BACKGROUND Very few studies have been done on the consequences of pneumoperitoneum on hepatic function. At present, there is no consensus on the physiopathological hepatic implications of pneumoperitoneum. The purpose of this clinical study was to evaluate the effects of pneumoperitoneum on hepatic function in 52 patients treated with laparoscopic… (More)