The oxidative effect of prolonged CO2 pneumoperitoneum on renal tissue of rats


Akbulut G., Polat C., Aktepe F., Vilmaz S., Kahraman A., Serteser M. , ...More

SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.18, no.9, pp.1384-1388, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00464-003-9114-9
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1384-1388

Abstract

Background: Despite its advantages, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy is associated with prolonged operation time, which could potentially increase oxidative stress in the graft. We performed the first experimental, randomized, controlled study with blind assessment of outcome to address this possibility.