Laparoscopic irrigation using a prewarmed pressurized system.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

An automatic pressure infusion system equipped with a fluid warmer has been developed for rapid intravenous infusion of homeothermic fluids. The use of this system for irrigation during operative laparoscopy provides the surgeon with the ability to irrigate at a relatively high flow while avoiding the hypothermic effects of irrigation with cool fluids.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hurd, WW; Toglia, MR; Smith, YR

Published Date

  • December 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 573 - 575

PubMed ID

  • 8111111

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1052-3901

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/lps.1993.3.573


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States