Acute lung injury and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome secondary to intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal decompression in extensively burned patients.

@article{Oda2007AcuteLI,
  title={Acute lung injury and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome secondary to intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal decompression in extensively burned patients.},
  author={Jun Oda and Katsuyuki Yamashita and Takuya K Inoue and Hideo Hosotsubo and Yoshiki Aoki and Yasumasa Ode and Kosuke Kasai and Mitsuhiro Noborio and Masashi Ueyama and Hisashi Sugimoto},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={1365-9}
}
BACKGROUND Secondary abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is a lethal complication after resuscitation from burn shock, even after abdominal decompression (AD) is performed. This study investigated increased susceptibility to multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) in extensively burned patients with ACS. METHODS Patients admitted to our burn unit between 2002 and 2005 with burns affecting 40% or more of the total body surface area without severe inhalation injury were analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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