TheBMJ reportsaid: "Abdominal compartment syndrome
(ACS) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality requiring prompt treatment.
He failed to identify abdominal compartment syndrome
or give appropriate weight to the concerns expressed by the paediatric intensive team in respect of Paul's condition."
Abdominal compartment syndrome
: a concise clinical review.
Identified pathology included abdominal compartment syndrome
(17 and 18.1%), colitis (7 and 7.4%), global intestinal ischemia (15 and 16.0%), segmental intestinal ischemia (37 and 39.4%), intra-abdominal hemorrhage (8 and 8.5%), and peritonitis (10 and 10.6%).
Bastani, "Enoxaparin-associated severe retroperitoneal bleeding and abdominal compartment syndrome
: A report of two cases," Intensive Care Medicine, vol.
Attempting primary closure of a giant omphalocele often results in abdominal compartment syndrome
(Bauman et al.).
The problem of abdominal hypertension and the development of abdominal compartment syndrome
is now well recognised, but the accurate measurement of intra-abdominal pressure is crucial for the diagnosis.
Zijlstra, "Abdominal compartment syndrome
and intra-abdominal ischemia in patients with severe acute pancreatitis," World Journal of Surgery, vol.
If IAH is severe, it can result in abdominal compartment syndrome
Clavien, "Prospective Evaluation of Vacuum-Assisted Closure in Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
and Severe Abdominal Sepsis," Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol.
Kirkpatrick et al., "Intraabdominal hypertension and the abdominal compartment syndrome
: updated consensus definitions and clinical practice guidelines from the World Society of the Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
," Intensive Care Medicine, vol.
Six patients (22.2%) succumbed to sepsis, 2 (7.4%) died as a result of aspiration pneumonia and 1 (3.7%) had an abdominal compartment syndrome