Effect of carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum on bacteremia and severity of peritonitis in an experimental model


Ipek T., Paksoy M., Colak T., Polat E.

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY-ULTRASOUND AND INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.12, no.5, pp.432-435, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s004649900697
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY-ULTRASOUND AND INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.432-435

Abstract

Background: Laparoscopy is increasingly used in conditions complicated by peritonitis. A theoretical concern is that carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum may increase bacteremia.