General anesthesia mode does not influence endocrine or immunologic profile after open or laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

@article{Delogu1999GeneralAM,
  title={General anesthesia mode does not influence endocrine or immunologic profile after open or laparoscopic cholecystectomy.},
  author={Giovanna Delogu and Giuseppe Famularo and S{\'e}rgio Luzzi and P Rubcich and Annarita Giardina and Raffaele Masciangelo and Adriana Antonucci and Luciano Signore},
  journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques},
  year={1999},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={326-32}
}
To verify the impact on stress response and the influence of anesthesia on endocrine/immunologic changes, we have investigated the plasma level of norepinephrine, cortisol, TNFalpha, and IL-6 in 46 patients scheduled for laparotomy and laparoscopic cholecystectomy at 2, 6, 12, and 24 h after the operation. Among subjects who underwent open approach, 9… CONTINUE READING