Techniques in Coloproctology

, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 309–310 | Cite as

The use of warmed, humidified CO2 during open abdominal surgery: a modified delivery technique

  • J. CheongEmail author
  • R. Oliphant
  • G. Richardson
  • M. J. F. X. Rickard
  • A. Keshava
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Paralytic Ileus Anastomotic Dehiscence Laparoscopic Port Wound Protector Lateral Abdominal Wall 
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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

Ethical approval for this study has been obtained through Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee. Number: HREC/12/CRGH/196.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Cheong
    • 1
    Email author
  • R. Oliphant
    • 1
  • G. Richardson
    • 1
  • M. J. F. X. Rickard
    • 1
  • A. Keshava
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Colorectal Surgery, Concord Institute of Academic Surgery, Concord Clinical SchoolUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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