Evaluation of Oxidative Stress in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy


Purpose: We conducted a prospective study to evaluate the effect of CO2 pneumoperitoneum and increased intra-abdominal pressure on arterial blood gases, end-tidal CO2 (ETCO2), nitric oxide (NO), blood and tissue malondialdehyde (MDA), and total antioxidant (TAOx) levels during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Methods: Fifty selected patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005950200169

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