The effect of heated humidified carbon dioxide on postoperative pain, core temperature, and recovery times in patients having laparoscopic surgery: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Manwaring2008TheEO,
  title={The effect of heated humidified carbon dioxide on postoperative pain, core temperature, and recovery times in patients having laparoscopic surgery: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Janine M Manwaring and Emma Readman and Peter J. Maher},
  journal={Journal of minimally invasive gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={161-5}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether use of heated humidified carbon dioxide as insufflation gas during gynecologic laparoscopy reduced postoperative pain and hypothermia. DESIGN A randomized controlled trial (Canadian Task Force classification 1). SETTING A tertiary referral hospital. PATIENTS Sixty women scheduled for gynecologic laparoscopy between 30 and 90 minutes' duration. INTERVENTIONS Operative laparoscopic management of endometriosis, adhesions, or adnexal pathology… CONTINUE READING

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