Early recognition of abdominal compartment syndrome in patients with acute pancreatitis.

  title={Early recognition of abdominal compartment syndrome in patients with acute pancreatitis.},
  author={Žilvinas Dambrauskas and Audrius Par{\vs}eliūnas and Antanas Gulbinas and Juozas Pundzius and Giedrius Barauskas},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={15 6},
AIM To assess the value of widely used clinical scores in the early identification of acute pancreatitis (AP) patients who are likely to suffer from intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). METHODS Patients (n = 44) with AP recruited in this study were divided into two groups (ACS and non-ACS) according to intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) determined by indirect measurement using the transvesical route via Foley bladder catheter. On admission and at regular… CONTINUE READING


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