Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Intra-abdominal Ischemia in Patients with Severe Acute Pancreatitis

@article{Smit2015AbdominalCS,
  title={Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Intra-abdominal Ischemia in Patients with Severe Acute Pancreatitis},
  author={Marije Smit and Karel T Buddingh and B. Bosma and Vincent B. Nieuwenhuijs and Hendrik Sijbrand Hofker and Jan G Zijlstra},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={40},
  pages={1454-1461}
}
Severe acute pancreatitis may be complicated by intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH), abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS), and intestinal ischemia. The aim of this retrospective study is to describe the incidence, treatment, and outcome of patients with severe acute pancreatitis and ACS, in particular the occurrence of intestinal ischemia. The medical records of all patients admitted with severe acute pancreatitis admitted to the ICU of a tertiary referral center were reviewed. The criteria… CONTINUE READING
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