[Abdominal vacuum device with open abdomen].


BACKGROUND For the treatment of peritonitis or abdominal compartment syndrome, an open abdomen can be required. Because of the high complication rate associated with this method, different technical modifications were developed that are now being applied. Abdominal vacuum-assisted closure is increasingly favoured. We analyse our experience with this device… (More)


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@article{Oetting2006AbdominalVD, title={[Abdominal vacuum device with open abdomen].}, author={P. Oetting and Barbara Rau and P. M. Schlag}, journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen}, year={2006}, volume={77 7}, pages={586, 588-93} }