S?NDROME COMPARTIMENTAL ABDOMINAL EN EL PACIENTE QUEMADO

According to the World Society of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome(WSACS),the abdominal compartment syndrome is defined as "sustained intra-abdominal pressure > 20 mmHg (with or without abdominal perfusion pressure < 60 mmHg) associated with dysfunction or organ failure of recent onset &quo...

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Main Author: Piccolo Johanning, Loretta
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/clinica/article/view/2975
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14744
Summary: According to the World Society of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome(WSACS),the abdominal compartment syndrome is defined as "sustained intra-abdominal pressure > 20 mmHg (with or without abdominal perfusion pressure < 60 mmHg) associated with dysfunction or organ failure of recent onset "(1). It can affect different systems in the body, causing organ failure and eventually lead to death; therefore it is a diagnosis to be taken into consideration when assessing patients at risk. Surgical decompression of the abdominal cavity is the main treatment modality.