Effects of laparoscopic cholecystectomy on lung function: a systematic review.

@article{Bablekos2014EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of laparoscopic cholecystectomy on lung function: a systematic review.},
  author={George D Bablekos and Stylianos A. Michaelides and Antonis Analitis and Konstantinos A. Charalabopoulos},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 46},
  pages={17603-17}
}
AIM To present and integrate findings of studies investigating the effects of laparoscopic cholecystectomy on various aspects of lung function. METHODS We extensively reviewed literature of the past 24 years concerning the effects of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in comparison to the open procedure on many aspects of lung function including spirometric values, arterial blood gases, respiratory muscle performance and aspects of breathing control, by critically analyzing physiopathologic… CONTINUE READING