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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 118-120

Capnothorax during laparoscopic fundoplication: Diagnosis and anesthetic management

Department of Anaesthesiology, Shrimati Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital, Narhe, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Poonam S. Ghodki
A 201, Doctors Quarters, Shrimati Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital, Narhe, Pune - 411 041, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4855.132954

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Laparoscopic procedures are commonly performed and preferred over open laparotomies due to their unique advantages. Many laparotomies are now amenable to laparoscopic repair. One such surgery is laparoscopic fundoplication for hiatus hernia repair. The advent of this surgery has given rise to unique consequences which may turn out to be complications if not attended appropriately.

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