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RHH Journal Club. June 20th, 2013. Dr Ramya Sriraman
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Haemodynamic changes reported during gynaecological laparoscopy in earlier studies include an increase in mean arterial blood pressure, a decrease in cardiac output, and an increase in systemic vascular resistance. The authors hypothesized that peritoneal insufflation for laparoscopic cholecystectomy would result in more significant haemodynamic changes.