Is the evolving management of intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome improving survival?

@article{Cheatham2010IsTE,
  title={Is the evolving management of intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome improving survival?},
  author={Michael Lee Cheatham and Karen Safcsak},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          402-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The diagnosis and management of intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome have changed significantly over the past decade with improved understanding of the pathophysiology and appropriate treatment of these disease processes. Serial intra-abdominal pressure measurements, nonoperative pressure-reducing interventions, and early abdominal decompression for refractory intra-abdominal hypertension or abdominal compartment syndrome are all key elements of this… CONTINUE READING

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