Abdominal compartment syndrome and open abdomen management with negative pressure devices
ANNALI ITALIANI DI CHIRURGIA, pp. 46-50, 2015.
BACKGROUND: Abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is defined as an increase of intra-abdominal pressure (IAH) to values higher than 20 mmHg, associated with reduced perfusion and organ dysfunction. MATERIALS AND METHODS: There is a classification of open abdomen which stratifies patients according to the natural history of improvement or c...More
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