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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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.