Abdominal compartment syndrome

Daniel D. Yeh, Stefan G. Simon

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The Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (ACS) follows the same pathophysiological principles as other compartment syndromes: Increased pressure in a confined space compromises lymphatic and vascular flow leading to hypoperfusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBedside Procedures in the ICU
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781447122593
ISBN (Print)9781447122586
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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