Secondary abdominal compartment syndrome causing failure to wean from cardiopulmonary bypass
Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 04/04/2012Rabbi JF et al.
This case report describes a secondary abdominal compartment syndrome that occurred during an elective coronary revascularization which resulted in an inability to wean from cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). After a decompressive laparotomy was done, the patient was successfully weaned from bypass.
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