Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome

Kelly G. Elterman, Suzanne Klainer

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Abstract

Abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is defined as intraabdominal hypertension (IAH) with resultant organ dysfunction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssential Clinical Anesthesia Review: Keywords, Questions and Answers for the Boards
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages525-527
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781139584005, 9781107681309
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Abdominal compartment syndrome: Diagnosis
  • Abdominal compartment syndrome: Management
  • Abdominal compartment syndrome: Physiologic effects
  • Intra-abdominal hypertension: Definition and diagnosis
  • Intra-abdominal pressure measurement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Elterman, K. G., & Klainer, S. (2015). Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome. In Essential Clinical Anesthesia Review: Keywords, Questions and Answers for the Boards (pp. 525-527). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139584005.173