Propofol and Systemic Inflammatory Response in Abdominal Aortic Surgery
Jose M. Rodriguez-Lopez,
Francisco S. Lozano.
Abdominal aortic surgery is relatively common associated with considerable postoperative morbidity and mortality. The aortic cross-clamping for the implantation of a vascular prosthetic graft induces a systemic inflammatory response (SIR) because of an ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury. In our experimental models we have reported that propofol anesthesia, compared with sevoflurane, after IR modulates SIR and this effect might result in renal protection.
Keywords: Propofol, Systemic inflammatory response, Aortic surgery, Aortic cross-clamping
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