The Pathophysiology of Pneumoperitoneum by Raul J. RosenthalThe Pathophysiology of Pneumoperitoneum by Raul J. Rosenthal

The Pathophysiology of Pneumoperitoneum

EditorRaul J. Rosenthal, Richard L. Friedman, Edward H. Phillips

Paperback | September 26, 2011

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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.
Title:The Pathophysiology of PneumoperitoneumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pagesPublished:September 26, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642643396

ISBN - 13:9783642643392

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Table of Contents

Introduction and application of pneumoperitoneum in surgery / Alternative Gases for the establishment of pneumoperitoneum / The metabolic response during laparoscopic procedures / The influence of pneumoperitoneum on the venous return of the lower extremities / The effects of pneumoperitoneum on the mesenteric and intestinal mucosal blood flow / The effects of pneumoperitoneum on the portal system / The postural influence on hemodynamics during laparoscopic procedures / Ventilatory changes during pneumoperitoneum / Cardiovascular effects of pneumoperitoneum / Pneumoperitoneum and intracranial pressure / Retroperitoneal absorption of pneumoperitoneum / Postoperative monitoring after laparoscopic procedures / Contraindications to pneumoperitoneum / Management of pneumoperitoneum related complications