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Anaesthesia in Gynaecology

  • Michael SonntagbauerEmail author
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Abstract

Gynaecologists and anaesthesiologists are both at the patient’s service when performing gynaecological procedures.This chapter emphasizes on anaesthesiological difficulties of vaginal procedures, laparotomy, laparoscopy and robotic assisted gynaecological surgery and is addressed to operating gynaecologists.

Keywords

Anaesthesia Gynaecologic procedure Robotics Laparoscopy Fluid overload syndrome Compartment syndrome Subcutaneous emphysema Postoperative nausea and vomiting 

Abbreviations

5HT3

5-hydroxytriptamine

ATP

Adenosine triphosphate

CO

Cardiac output

CO2

Carbon dioxide

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CS

Compartment syndrome

FRC

Functional residual capacity

GnRH

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone

HSC

Hysteroscopy

IAP

Intra-abdominal pressure

IOH

Intra-operative hypotension

IUP

Intra-uterine pressure

K+

Potassium

MAP

Mean arterial pressure

MOV

Multiple organ failure

MV

Minute volume

NK1

Neurokinin 1

Na+

Sodium

PACU

Post anaesthesia care unit

Pinsp

Pressure, inspiratoric

PONV

Postoperative nausea and vomiting

RAAS

Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system

RR

Respiratory rate

SIRS

Systemic inflammatory response syndrome

TUR

Trans-urethral resection

VC

Vital capacity

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain TherapyFrankfurt University HospitalFrankfurtGermany

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