Abdominal compartment syndrome in patients with strangulated hernia

Abstract

Intestinal obstruction (IO) leads to increased intra-abdominal pressure and abdominal compartment syndrome. The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics of abdominal compartment syndrome in patients with IO secondary to strangulated hernia. We studied 81 consecutive unselected patients presenting complicated hernias and IO. We measured… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10029-008-0394-9

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