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TitleThe Pathophysiology of Pneumoperitoneum [electronic resource] / edited by Raul J. Rosenthal, Richard L. Friedman, Edward H. Phillips
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1998
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Descript XVII, 187p. 51 illus. online resource


Increased intra abdominal pressure as used in laparoscopic surgery produces various changes in the human organism. This book provides surgeons and anesthesiologists with a complete overview on these changes and the consequences for the patient in the perioperative and postoperative period. Special emphasis is laid on the management of pneumoperitoneum related complications


I History of Pneumoperitoneum -- 2 Alternative Gases in Laparoscopic Surgery -- 3 Influence of Gas Temperature During Laparoscopic Procedures -- 4 Pneumoperitoneum Related Circulatory Changes of the Lower Extremities -- 5 Influence of Increased Intra-abdominal Pressure on the Hepatoportal Circulation -- 6 Influence of Pneumopertitoneum on the Mesentric Circulation -- 7 Renal Function and Circulation Under the Influence of Pneumoperitoneum -- 8 Respiratory Changes During Carbon Dioxide Penumoperitoneum -- 9 Cardiovascular Changes During Laparoscopy -- 10 Intra-abdominal Pressure; Intracranial Pressure, and Hemodynamics: A Central Nervous System Regulated Response -- 11 Neuro-hormonal Response to Laparoscopy and Acute Rise in Intra-abdominal Pressure -- 12 Monitoring and Management of Physiological Changes Caused by Pneumoperitoneum -- 13 Pneumoperitoneum-Related Complications: Diagnosis and Treatment -- 14 Pneumoperitoneum in Cancer -- 15 Pneumoperitoneum in the Pediatric Age -- 16 Laparoscopic Surgery in Pregnancy

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