Duration of postoperative pneumoperitoneum.


OBJECTIVE To find out the duration of postoperative pneumoperitoneum and the factors that are responsible for its persistence. DESIGN Prospective open (non-random) study. SETTING County hospital, Denmark. SUBJECTS 32 patients over 18 years of age undergoing abdominal operations during a 6 month period. INTERVENTIONS Abdominal radiographs with the… (More)


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@article{Nielsen1997DurationOP, title={Duration of postoperative pneumoperitoneum.}, author={Knud Thygesen Nielsen and Lars H. Lund and Louise Pape Larsen and Poul Knudsen}, journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica}, year={1997}, volume={163 7}, pages={501-3} }