ICU Protocols pp 311-318 | Cite as

Intra-abdominal Hypertension

  • Rajesh Chawla
  • Sananta K. Dash


Raised intra-abdominal pressure and abdominal compartment syndrome are commonly noticed in critically ill patients. In the recent past, their presence in a variety of medical and surgical conditions other than trauma has been emphasized. Early detection, prevention, and treatment reduce the morbidity and mortality in these critically ill patients.


Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Pulmonary Artery Wedge Pressure Stop Cork Intraabdominal Hypertension Peritoneal Dialysis Treatment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory & Critical Care MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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