Interventional and surgical management of abdominal compartment syndrome in severe acute pancreatitis.

@article{Dambrauskas2010InterventionalAS,
  title={Interventional and surgical management of abdominal compartment syndrome in severe acute pancreatitis.},
  author={Žilvinas Dambrauskas and Audrius Par{\vs}eliūnas and Almantas Maleckas and Antanas Gulbinas and Giedrius Barauskas and Juozas Pundzius},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={
          249-55
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Management of the abdominal compartment syndrome during severe acute pancreatitis by the open abdomen method is associated with considerable morbidity and resource utilization. Thus, the aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the ultrasound-guided percutaneous interventions and/or minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of abdominal compartment syndrome. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty-four patients with severe acute pancreatitis were enrolled… CONTINUE READING