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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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