Part of the Hot Topics in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma book series (HTACST)
The Role of Instillation in Open Abdomen Management
Limited data to support direct peritoneal resuscitation (DPR).
DPR has been shown in animal models to decrease need for intravenous crystalloid.
DPR has been suggested to improve ability to perform delayed primary closure of open abdomen.
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