Prevention of Pulmonary Complications of Pneumoperitoneum in Rats


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Karapolat S., Gezer S., Yildirim U., Dumlu T., Karapolat B., Ozaydin I., ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, vol.6, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1749-8090-6-14
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Background: Carbon dioxide (CO(2)) pneumoperitoneum facilitates the visualization of abdominal organs during laparoscopic surgery. However, the associated increase in intra-abdominal pressure causes oxidative stress, which contributes to tissue injury.