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.
|Publisher:||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)|
Table of ContentsIntroduction 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