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Compartment syndrome is a well-recognized complication that occurs in the extremities. However, it can also occur in the abdomen and intracranial cavity. When it occurs in the abdomen, it refers to organ dysfunction caused by intra-abdominal hypertension and is called abdominal compartment syndrome or ACS. Increased intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) may lead to intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH)…

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