Respiratory mechanics in morbid obese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and hypertension during pneumoperitoneum


Salihoglu Z. , Demiroluk S., Dikmen Y.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY, vol.20, pp.658-661, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00003643-200308000-00012
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.658-661
  • Keywords: lung diseases, obstructive, chronic obstructive, pulmonary disease, obesity, morbid, obesity, posture. head-up tilt, respiration, lung compliance, respiratory mechanics, vascular diseases, hypertension, REVERSE TRENDELENBURG POSITION, GENERAL-ANESTHESIA, OXYGENATION

Abstract

Background and objective: To evaluate the effects of pneumoperitoneum and the reverse Trendelenburg position on respiratory mechanics and blood-gases in morbid obese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and hypertension.