Abdominal compartment syndrome

  title={Abdominal compartment syndrome},
  author={M. Cheatham},
  journal={Current Opinion in Critical Care},
  • M. Cheatham
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Critical Care
  • Purpose of reviewIntraabdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS), the pathophysiologic implications of elevated intraabdominal pressure (IAP), have detrimental effects on all organ systems and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Within the past few years, the diagnosis and management of these syndromes have evolved tremendously. Recent findingsConsensus definitions and recommendations for the diagnosis and management of IAH/ACS have been proposed… CONTINUE READING
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