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Pulse pressure variation and stroke volume variation during increased intra-abdominal pressure an experimental study.
1994) Postural effects on intra-abdominal pressure during Valsalva maneuver.
The ability to counteract increases in intra-abdominal pressure with a quick tightening of the pelvic floor is reduced.
Those who remain on PD are frequently instructed to use smaller exchange volumes and less hypertonic dialysis solutions to reduce intra-abdominal pressure (DeDooy et al.
An increase in intra-abdominal pressure may also be due to pregnancy or abdominal obesity or any space-occupying lesion of the abdomen.
Keywords: abdominal compartment syndrome, intra-abdominal pressure, surgical decompression, laparotomy.
The difference in displacement and endurance of pelvic floor elevation between the two positions may have been influenced by factors such as gravity, proprioception, resting tone and intra-abdominal pressure.
The absence of the posterior rectus sheath below the arcuate line and a weak fascia transversalis resisting intra-abdominal pressure predisposes to the development of hernias.
increased intra-abdominal pressure, such as heavy lifting, chronic coughing or straining to have a bowel movement, also can cause an inguinal hernia.
Obesity is becoming a serious public health issue and is related to lung dysfunction, with intra-abdominal pressure causing a mechanical effect on the diaphragm.