Difficulties in Anesthesia for Urologic Laparoscopy

  • Amr M. SayedEmail author


The physiological consequences of laparoscopy are related to the combined effects of elevated intraperitoneal pressure following carbon dioxide (CO2) insufflation to create a pneumoperitoneum, effects of systemic absorption of carbon dioxide, and alteration of patient position. This chapter describes the pathopysiology and the effects of penumoperitoneum and the anesthesia management during laproscopic surgery.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain ManagementAin Shams UniversityCairoEgypt

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