Comparison of direct and intravesical measurement of intraabdominal pressure in children.

@article{Suominen2006ComparisonOD,
  title={Comparison of direct and intravesical measurement of intraabdominal pressure in children.},
  author={Pertti K Suominen and Mikko Petteri Pakarinen and Paula Rautiainen and Ilkka Mattila and Heikki I. Sairanen},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={1381-5}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare directly measured intraabdominal pressure with the pressure measured indirectly via urinary catheter using different bladder-filling volumes in children. METHODS Prospective observational study in pediatric intensive care unit at a university children's hospital. Three simultaneous measurements of intraabdominal pressure were performed in 14 children, mean age 1.6 months (range, 0.2-56), after cardiac surgery requiring cardiopulmonary bypass… CONTINUE READING
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