Abdominal compartment syndrome due to delayed identification of a ureteral perforation following abdomino-perineal resection for rectal carcinoma.


Abdominal compartment syndrome develops whenever the mean intraperitoneal pressure rises above the physiological pressure, leading to renal and mesenteric ischemia and respiratory decompensation due to pressure on the diaphragm. Abdominal compartment syndrome may occur after conditions such as peritonitis, intestinal obstruction, laparoscopic procedures, or… (More)


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