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n.1.The act of blowing up or inflating.
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These include the effects of pneumoperitoneum, patient positioning, extraperitoneal gas sufflation and venous embolism.
Such an effect was demonstrated by treatment of elderly patients with a small amount of ozone by rectal sufflation, which resulted in improved antioxidant status and reduced biomarkers of lipid and protein oxidation [131].
Laparotomy was chosen as the procedure in this case anticipating penetrative injuries with the in sufflation needle and peritoneal spillage following possible accidental rupture of cysts as the ovarian masses were huge.