Cardiac ultrasound and abdominal compartment syndrome.


This review focuses on the available literature published about the evaluation of haemodynamic consequences of the abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). Animal and clinical studies described decreased venous return, systemic vasoconstriction, systolic and diastolic dysfunction of left and right ventricles. Doppler echocardiography is a non-invasive bedside… (More)
DOI: 10.1179/acb.2007.62.s1.024

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