Primary and secondary intra-abdominal hypertension—different impact on ICU outcome


To investigate the differences in incidence, time course and outcome of primary versus secondary intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH), and to evaluate IAH as an independent risk factor of mortality in a presumable risk population of critically ill patients. Prospective observational study. General intensive care unit of a university hospital. A total of 257… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-008-1134-4


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