Laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy: Effect on pulmonary function tests

Coskun I., Hatipoglu A., Topaloglu A., Yoruk Y., Yalcinkaya S., Caglar T.

HEPATO-GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.47, no.32, pp.341-342, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 32
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.341-342
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: No


Background/Aims: Operations often cause impairment in respiration due to pain. This study was designed to compare the changes in pulmonary function tests after open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy.