Fluid Resuscitation and Intra-abdominal Hypertension

  • I. E. de Laet
  • J. J. De Waele
  • M. L. N. G. Malbrain
Conference paper


Fluid resuscitation has been a cornerstone of critical care medicine for as long as critical care medicine has existed. Over the years, fluid management has not changed as much as the technology used to guide it. Although there are enough recent data to indicate that current fluid management strategies may increase morbidity and mortality [1, 2] as well as prevent it, these data have been slow to seep through into guidelines and protocols. This chapter will focus on recent scientific data regarding risks of current fluid management and offer some clues for future research.


Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Fluid Resuscitation Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Pulse Pressure Variation Stroke Volume Variation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. E. de Laet
    • 1
  • J. J. De Waele
    • 2
  • M. L. N. G. Malbrain
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intensive CareZNA StuivenbergAntwerpBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Intensive CareUniversity HospitalGhentBelgium

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