abdominal hypertension

abdominal hypertension

Intra-abdominal pressure, measured in mm Hg, that is greater than atmospheric pressure.
 
Aetiology
Inflammation, trauma, fluid overload, retroperitoneal haematoma, aortic rupture, ileus, bowel obstruction, intra-abdominal masses.
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US), Cheatham (surgical education, Orlando Regional Medical Center, US), Malbrain (intensive care unit, ZiekenhuisNetwerk Antwerpen, Belgium), and Sugrue (trauma, Liverpool Hospital, Australia), abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is "a constellation of the physiological sequelae of increased intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), termed intra- abdominal hypertension (IAH).
Renal failure and abdominal hypertension after liver transplantation: determination of critical intra-abdominal pressure.