ACS

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ACS

or A.C.S.,

1. American Cancer Society.
2. American Chemical Society.
3. American College of Surgeons.
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Amplified cytokine response and lung injury by sequential hemorrhagic shock and abdominal compartment syndrome in a laboratory model of ischemia-reperfusion.
Supranormal trauma resuscitation causes more cases of abdominal compartment syndrome.
A sustained increase in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) may result in abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS).
In two of our patients, the mechanism of abdominal compartment syndrome was massive intra-abdominal fluid extravasation secondary to sepsis, while in the third, the mechanism was post-traumatic intra-abdominal haemorrhage.
Figure 1: Bar chart representing the frequency of different grades of IAH according to the World Society for Abdominal Compartment syndrome guidelines (1,2).
An abdominal compartment syndrome with its consequences of respiratory and circulatory collapse and multi-organ failure can be the results of such an attempt.
The abdominal compartment syndrome is a morbid complication of postinjury damage control surgery.
Fluid creep is a recognised entity with significant detrimental effects on cardio-respiratory function, and it may also result in limb and abdominal compartment syndromes.
2) Early identification of patients at risk of IAH and implementation of steps to halt its progression to abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) may reduce mortality.
The AbViser (TM) Intra-abdominal Pressure (IAP) Monitoring System enables clinicians to measure and monitor IAP in patients at risk for intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) or abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS).
10) Care should be taken to avoid over-resuscitation with crystalloids as this may lead to the development of multiple systemic complications, including abdominal compartment syndrome.
US), Cheatham (surgical education, Orlando Regional Medical Center, US), Malbrain (intensive care unit, ZiekenhuisNetwerk Antwerpen, Belgium), and Sugrue (trauma, Liverpool Hospital, Australia), abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is "a constellation of the physiological sequelae of increased intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), termed intra- abdominal hypertension (IAH).