Effects of CO2 pneumoperitoneum on the basilar artery - An experimental study in rabbits


Erkan N., Gokmen N., Goktay A., Erbayraktar S., Taplu A., Tokgoz Z., ...More

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY-ULTRASOUND AND INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.15, no.8, pp.806-811, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s004640090007
  • Journal Name: SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY-ULTRASOUND AND INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.806-811
  • Keywords: laparoscopic surgery, pneumoperitoneum, cerebral blood flow, BLOOD-FLOW VELOCITY, LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY, CEREBRAL-ARTERY, COMPLICATIONS, HEMODYNAMICS, HUMANS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Laparoscopic surgery provides many benefits to the patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate cerebral blood flow changes and the possibility of ischemia-reperfusion injury occurring during carbon dioxide (CO2) pneumoperitoneum.