This section publishes articles covering all aspects of visceral surgery and general surgeries not covered by other sections. Submissions can cover training, practice and basic research. Randomized controlled trials are particularly encouraged.
The association of acute hypercarbia and plasma potassium concentration during laparoscopic surgery: a retrospective observational study
It is uncertain whether increases in PaCO2 during surgery lead to an increase in plasma potassium concentration and, if so, by how much. Hyperkalaemia may result in cardiac arrhythmias, muscle weakness or paralys...
Citation: BMC Surgery 2021 21:31