JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, vol.161, no.2, pp.278-281, 2010 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Background. The metabolic changes associated with carbon dioxide (CO(2)) pneumoperitoneum include metabolic acidosis and lowered intra-abdominal pH values. An experimental study was performed to evaluate the effect of CO(2) pneumoperitoneum on esophageal and gastric smooth muscle sensitivity in response to several agonists.