Journal Club: Airway closure during surgical pneumoperitoneum in obese patients

15.07.2021
Author: David Grooms, Reviewer: Munir Karjaghli

Airway closure is a frequent occurrence in obese patients during anesthesia and may be exacerbated by surgical pneumoperitoneum.

Researchers in Italy performed a study on 50 morbidly obese adult patients undergoing gynecological laparoscopic and/or robot-assisted surgery to investigate the effect of pneumoperitoneum combined with the Trendelenburg position. This Journal Club presentation looks at the individual aspects - airway closure, surgical pneumoperitoneum, and obesity – before reviewing the main results and conclusions to be drawn from the study.

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References

Domenico Luca Grieco, Gian Marco Anzellotti, Andrea Russo, et al. Airway Closure during Surgical Pneumoperitoneum in Obese Patients. Anesthesiology 2019; 131:58–73. 

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