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Modern imaging techniques in intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome: a bench to bedside overview

Gavin Sugrue, Manu L.N.G. Malbrain, Bruno Pereira, Robert Wise, Michael Sugrue
DOI: 10.5603/AIT.a2017.0076
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Pubmed: 29171001
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Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2018;50(3):234-242.

open access

Vol 50, No 3 (2018)
Review articles
Published online: 2017-11-24
Submitted: 2017-10-01
Accepted: 2017-11-13

Abstract

Intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) is common in critically ill patients. Diagnosis is based on measurement of intraabdominal
pressure, most commonly via the bladder. Modern imaging techniques with plain radiographs, computed
tomography and magnetic resonance can help establish the diagnosis and also guide treatment. In 2013 the Abdominal
Compartment Society (WSACS) published updated consensus definitions and recommendations for management
of IAH and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). This review will give a concise overview of the important role
radiographic imaging plays within these management guidelines.

Abstract

Intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) is common in critically ill patients. Diagnosis is based on measurement of intraabdominal
pressure, most commonly via the bladder. Modern imaging techniques with plain radiographs, computed
tomography and magnetic resonance can help establish the diagnosis and also guide treatment. In 2013 the Abdominal
Compartment Society (WSACS) published updated consensus definitions and recommendations for management
of IAH and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). This review will give a concise overview of the important role
radiographic imaging plays within these management guidelines.

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Keywords

abdominal pressure; abdominal compartment syndrome; intra-abdominal hypertension; radiology, imaging, computed tomography; radiology, imaging, magnetic resonance

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Title

Modern imaging techniques in intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome: a bench to bedside overview

Journal

Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy

Issue

Vol 50, No 3 (2018)

Pages

234-242

Published online

2017-11-24

DOI

10.5603/AIT.a2017.0076

Pubmed

29171001

Bibliographic record

Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2018;50(3):234-242.

Keywords

abdominal pressure
abdominal compartment syndrome
intra-abdominal hypertension
radiology
imaging
computed tomography
radiology
imaging
magnetic resonance

Authors

Gavin Sugrue
Manu L.N.G. Malbrain
Bruno Pereira
Robert Wise
Michael Sugrue

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