Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome

Kelly G. Elterman, Suzanne Klainer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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

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


  • 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

  • General Medicine


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