Epidural anesthesia retards intestinal acidosis and reduces portal vein endotoxin concentrations during progressive hypoxia in rabbits.

@article{Ai2001EpiduralAR,
  title={Epidural anesthesia retards intestinal acidosis and reduces portal vein endotoxin concentrations during progressive hypoxia in rabbits.},
  author={Kimiaki Ai and Yoshifumi Kotake and Tomoyuki Satoh and Ryohei Serita and Junzo Takeda and Hiroshi Morisaki},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={94 2},
  pages={263-9}
}
BACKGROUND Because it is postulated that gut is important via bacterial translocation in the development of the systemic inflammatory response and multiple organ dysfunction, the preservation of gut integrity is a therapeutic goal for physicians who care for critically ill patients. The aim of the current study was to evaluate whether epidural anesthesia prevented gut injury and subsequent translocation of endotoxin during acute progressive hypoxia in rabbits. METHODS After the placement of… CONTINUE READING
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