Disease Information for Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal Distension
Abdominal Pain
Bile stained/Bilious colored vomitus
Nausea
Relentless vomiting/retching/purging
Vomiting
Respiratory distress
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Oliguria/Decreased urine output
Acutely ill patient/signs
Pallor
Weakness
Disease Progression
Course/Potentially lethal/untreated
Course/Severe illness
Lethal Potential
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Patient/NSAIDS regular intake
Patient/Post surgical status/postoperative
Occupational Factors
Setting/Hospital setting
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Plasma lactate/chilled collection abnormal (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Lactic acid/Lactate (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Tidal volume decreased
Bladder Catheter Pressure High/IAH
Splenic Hypercarbia Measurement/High
CT Scan
CT Scan/Bilateral Inguinal Herniation/ABD
CT Scan/Collapsed Vena Cava/ABD
CT Scan/Enhanced Thickened Bowel Wall/ABD
CT Scan/Round Belly Sign/ABD
CT Scan/Thickened bowel wall/ABD
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Abdomen, postoperative dehiscence
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Acidosis, metabolic
Acute anuria/renal failure
Hernia, direct inguinal
Hypotension
Hypovolemia
Ischemic bowel disease
Low Cardiac Output
Shock
Syncope/Fainting
Intra-abdominal hypertension/IAP
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Low flow states/Systemic ischemia
Process
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Saline intravenous
SX/Laparotomy
SX/Therapeutic paracentesis.
Other Treatments
TX/Intensive care management
Definition
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External Links Related to Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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