Table 2

Definition of abdominal compartment syndrome

2006

2010


n (%)

n (%)


MODS + elevation in IAP

34 (19.5)

21 (13.2)


Specific IAP range without MODS

58 (33.3)

83 (52.2)


Selected threshold

0-10 mmHg

2 (3.6)

0 (0.0)

10-15 mmHg

16 (28.6)

9 (10.8)

15-25 mmHg

37(66.1)

49 (59.0)

> 25 mmHg

3 (5.4)

25 (30.1)


MODS, multi-organ dysfunction; IAP, intra-abdominal pressure.

Newcombe et al. Annals of Intensive Care 2012 2(Suppl 1):S6   doi:10.1186/2110-5820-2-S1-S6

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