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ICU Management

IROI Study: Intra-abdominal hypertension afflicts 50% of ICU patients

2019 10 Apr

The Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes of Intra-Abdominal Hypertension in Critically Ill Patients (IROI) Study is the first prospective multicentre observation on prevalence, risk factors, and outcome of intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) among the consecutive patients admitted to the ICU. Results show that nearly half of all patients admitted... Read more

ICU Management

Update on Intra-Abdominal Hypertension

2016 27 Sep

Knowledge of intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is crucial for successful treatment of critically ill patients, whether medical or surgical, young or old (Kirkpatrick et al. 2013). Today we understand that IAH and ACS are frequent causes of increased morbidity and mortality (De Waele et al. 2016). More importantly,... Read more