[Abdominal compartment syndrome: survey on the awareness of Portuguese general surgeons].

@article{Costa2011AbdominalCS,
  title={[Abdominal compartment syndrome: survey on the awareness of Portuguese general surgeons].},
  author={Silvia E Costa and A. Benedict Gomes and Susana Alexandra Rodrigues Graça and Antonio Ferreira and Gonçalo Ourique Fernandes and Joana Esteves and Alexandre Costa and Paula Thayse Costa Fernandes and Paula Castel{\~o}es and Jorge E Maciel},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 Suppl 2},
  pages={131-6}
}
The Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (ACS) is a clinical entity recognized for over a century, but only recently its risk criteria, monitorization and treatment have been defined by the World Society of the Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (WSACS). The general surgeon's involvement is vital since this syndrome is common in surgical patients and because its treatment may culminate in a laparostomy. 250 questionnaires of 17 questions were distributed among general surgeons attending the XXVIII… CONTINUE READING

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