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In patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), further studies (i.e., arterial blood gases and pulmonary function tests) are required because of the physiologic effects of the ____

In patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), further studies (i.e., arterial blood gases and pulmonary function tests) are required because of the physiologic effects of the CO 2pneumoperitoneum.

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Contraindications to laparoscopic surgery include

uncorrectable coagulopathy, intestinal obstruction unless there is an intention to treat, significant abdominal wall infection, massive hemoperitoneum or hemoretroperitoneum, generalized peritonitis, and suspected malignant ascites.