Pneumoperitoneum for laparoscopic cholecystectomy is not associated with compromised splanchnic circulation.

@article{Odeberg1998PneumoperitoneumFL,
  title={Pneumoperitoneum for laparoscopic cholecystectomy is not associated with compromised splanchnic circulation.},
  author={Stefan Odeberg and Olle Ljungqvist and Alf Sollevi},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={1998},
  volume={164 11},
  pages={843-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the influence of increased intra-abdominal pressure during pneumoperitoneum on splanchnic circulation. DESIGN Open study. SETTING University hospital, Sweden. SUBJECTS Five otherwise healthy patients (mean age of 34 years), undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. INTERVENTIONS Arterial and hepatic vein catheterization and simultaneous arterial and hepatic vein blood gas sampling in the awake state, during anaesthesia, after the establishment of pneumoperitoneum… CONTINUE READING