Changes in visceral blood flow with elevated intraabdominal pressure.

  title={Changes in visceral blood flow with elevated intraabdominal pressure.},
  author={C B Caldwell and John J. Ricotta},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  volume={43 1},
Elevated intraabdominal pressure (IAP) occurs with intraabdominal bleeding, with tense ascites, or after application of military anti-shock trousers to trauma patients. While changes in renal perfusion with elevated IAP have been documented, there are no data available on blood flow to other viscera. Under pentobarbital anesthesia an inflatable bag was placed intraabdominally to create graded increases in IAP in 9 adult mongrel dogs (20 kg). Hemodynamic parameters and organ blood flow (OBF… CONTINUE READING
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