Effects of pneumoperitoneum created through CO2 insufflation and parameters of mechanical ventilation (PEEP application) on systemic dissemination of intraabdominal infections

Barbaros U., Ozarmagan S., Erbil Y., Bozbora A., Cakar N., Eraksoy H., ...More

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.18, no.3, pp.501-507, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: To examine whether CO2 pneumoperitoneum and positive end expiratory pressure (PEEP) in mechanical ventilation affect the systemic spread of intraabdominal infection.