Definition: 'Abdominal Compartment Syndrome'
abdominal compartment syndromeType: Term
1. a constellation consisting of cardiovascular, pulmonary, and renal compromise produced by increased intraabdominal pressure from bleeding (intraabdominal or retroperitoneal), ileus, peritonitis, or insufflation.
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