Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome


Background: The effects of increased intra-abdominal pressure in various organ systems have been noted over the past century. The concept of abdominal compartment syndrome has gained more attention in both trauma and general surgery in the last decade. This article reviews the current understanding and management of intra-abdominal hypertension and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004230000185


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@article{Sieh2001IntraabdominalHA, title={Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome}, author={K E Sieh and Kent-Man Chu and John Wong}, journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery}, year={2001}, volume={386}, pages={53-61} }