Intra-abdominal pressure

Local skin flap with vacuum-seal drainage to facilitate healing of ACS

R. B. Luo, Xu, Y. A., Zhong, H. M., and Zhang, Y. F., Local skin flap with vacuum-seal drainage to facilitate healing of ACS, vol. 14. pp. 2953-2957, 2015.

The purpose of this study was to analyze the therapy of a severe abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) to elucidate the use of an abdominal advanced flap with other supportive measures for restoration of large defects of the abdominal wall. A patient presented with a large defect of the abdominal wall caused by ACS, which had resulted from multiple injuries after a fall from height. Healing of the defect was achieved by transplantation of an abdominal advanced flap and other supportive strategies.

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