Comparison of the effects of spinal epidural and general anesthesia on coagulation and fibrinolysis in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized controlled trial

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DEMİRYAS S., Donmez T., Erdem V. M. , Erdem D. A. , HATİPOĞLU E., FERAHMAN S., ...More

VIDEOSURGERY AND OTHER MINIINVASIVE TECHNIQUES, vol.12, no.3, pp.330-340, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is usually performed under general anesthesia. Recently, laparo-scopic cholecystectomy under regional anesthesia has become popular, but this creates a serious risk of thromboembolism because of pneumoperitoneum, anesthesia technique, operative positioning, and patient-specific risk factors.