© 1998

The Pathophysiology of Pneumoperitoneum

  • Raul J. Rosenthal
  • Richard L. Friedman
  • Edward H. Phillips

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. G. Berci
    Pages 1-6
  3. A. Lacy, X. Sala Blanch, J. Visa
    Pages 7-17
  4. J. R. Bessell, G. J. Maddern
    Pages 18-27
  5. M. A. Reymond, Y. Christen, P. Morel, F. Köckerling
    Pages 28-41
  6. E. Eleftheriadis, K. Kotzampassi
    Pages 49-61
  7. S. Steigerwald, H. Bockhorn, R. Denhardt
    Pages 70-76
  8. B. A. Laureano, C. H. Andrus, D. L. Kaminski
    Pages 77-84
  9. C. Corwin, A. J. Fabrega, C. Scott-Conner
    Pages 99-114
  10. A. S. Lowham, C. J. Filipi, T. Tomonaga
    Pages 131-146
  11. J. Jakub, F. L. Greene
    Pages 147-158
  12. S. Z. Rubin, M. G. Davis
    Pages 159-167
  13. J. K. Silva, L. D. Platt
    Pages 168-180
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 181-187

About this book


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.


Pneumoperitoneum cancer complications endocrine response endokrine Wirkung hemodynamics hämodynamische Wirkung intraabdominal pressure intraabdomineller Druck laparoscopic surgery laparoscopy metabolic response metabolische Wirkung pathophysiology surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Raul J. Rosenthal
    • 1
    • 2
  • Richard L. Friedman
    • 3
  • Edward H. Phillips
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryMount Sinai Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.The Mount Sinai HospitalMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryBeth Israel Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Division of Endoscopic Surg.Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Pathophysiology of Pneumoperitoneum
  • Editors Raul J. Rosenthal
    Richard L. Friedman
    Edward H. Phillips
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-63015-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-64339-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-60290-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVII, 187
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Surgery
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