intraabdominal pressure

intraabdominal pressure

Etymology: L, intra, within, abdomen, belly
the degree of pressure within the abdominal cavity.

intra·ab·dom·i·nal pres·sure

(in'tră-ab-dom'i-năl presh'ŭr)
Pain or discomfort located in the abdominal cavity.
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Uterus is compressed between increased intraabdominal pressure externally and tamponade internally, reducing PPH.
They used a patch that was six to ten times larger than the area of the hernia defect and simply placed the mesh in the preperitoneal space, relying on initial fixation by intraabdominal pressure on the muscular layers and later fixation by tissue adhesion and in-growth into the prosthesis.
The patient denied any history of strenuous physical activity, trauma, or any event that predisposed to increased intraabdominal pressure.
Correlation between different methods of intraabdominal pressure monitoring in varying intra-abdominal hypertension models.
Stress incontinence is urine leakage associated with increased intraabdominal pressure such as with coughing or sneezing and is typically associated with weakened pelvic floor musculature.
In principle, these slings are meant to provide a backboard of support which allows for appropriate urethral coaptation during activities that increase intraabdominal pressure such as cough, sneeze, laugh or physical exertion.
During pregnancy, the intraabdominal pressure increases.
Physiologically, the additional weight of an increased BMI with or without the weight of a pregnancy increases intraabdominal pressure, which further increases the pressure on the pelvic floor during such activities as coughing, sneezing, laughing, and exercising (Anders, 2006).
Several pressure biofeedback PFM home trainers are available; howrever, these devices can be activated by increased intraabdominal pressure as a substitution for PFM activity, thus training the wrong activity.
Morbid obesity causes chronic increase of intraabdominal pressure.
sup][4] The etiology of SSEH remains unknown and has been associated with hypertension, anticoagulant therapy, increased intrathoracic and intraabdominal pressure (Valsalva maneuver such as straining, sneezing, lifting, or whooping cough), pregnancy or labor, and vascular malformation, long-term anti-platelet usage.

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