Chapter 4. The Metabolic and Endocrine Response to Surgery I

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor3,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist4 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief5,6
  1. Laura Coates MBBS, MRCS Paediatric Surgery Registrar1 and
  2. Joe I. Curry MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Paed Surg) Consultant Neonatal Paediatric Surgeon2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch4

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Coates, L. and Curry, J. I. (2008) The Metabolic and Endocrine Response to Surgery I, in Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management (eds D. T. Wilcox, P. P. Godbole and M. A. Koyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 4

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 5

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 6

    Division of Urology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol, UK

  2. 2

    The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183

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Keywords:

  • metabolic and endocrine response to surgery I;
  • cortisol – steroid hormone;
  • catecholamines – biogenic amines;
  • glucagon – peptide hormone produced by the α cells of the pancreatic islets;
  • Insulin – peptide hormone produced by pancreas;
  • sodium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The metabolic response

  • The catabolic response

  • The anabolic response

  • Fluid balance

  • Protein metabolism

  • The immune response

  • Thermoregulation

  • Laparoscopy versus open surgery

  • References