In summary, although further studies are obviously required, the present results using arterial HbCO level suggest that the early elevation of bilirubin is caused to some extent by production excess, whereas late hyperbilirubinemia is mainly due to its metabolism or excretion retardation in patients undergoing esophagectomy and reconstruction surgery.
- Carbon monoxide
- Heme oxygenase
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine