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Intraabdominal hipertension

Esther García-Santos, Alejandro Puerto-Puerto, Susana Sánchez-García, Francisco Javier Ruescas-García, Ana Alberca-Páramo, Jesús Martín-Fernández
BACKGROUND: Pneumoperitoneum is defined as the existence of extraluminal air in the abdominal cavity. In 80-90% of cases is due to perforation of a hollow organ. However, in 10-15% of cases, it is nonsurgical pneumoperitoneum. OBJECTIVE: The case of a patient undergoing mechanical ventilation, developing abdominal compartment syndrome tension pneumoperitoneum is reported. CLINICAL CASE: Female, 75 years old asking for advise due to flu of long term duration...
September 2015: Cirugia y Cirujanos
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