Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Chapter

Abstract

The Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (ACS) follows the same pathophysiological principles as other compartment syndromes: increased pressure in a confined space compromises lymphatic and vascular flow leading to hypoperfusion.

Keywords

Catheter Pancreatitis 

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgerySan Francisco General HospitalSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care UCSFSan Francisco General HospitalSan FranciscoUSA

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