TY - CHAP A1 - Kejal Gandhi A2 - Pahnwat Taweesedt A3 - Munish Sharma A4 - Dweep Barbhaya A5 - Salim Surani ED1 - Saqeb Beig Mirza ED2 - Khaled Elawady Y1 - 2021-09-29 PY - 2021 T1 - Abdominal Compartment Syndrome among Medical Patients N2 - Compartment syndrome is a condition caused by an increase in pressure in a closed anatomical space. It can lead to irreversible damage and necrosis of the contents of that space with devastating consequences for the patient. It can affect the musculoskeletal system as well as sites outside the musculoskeletal system including the thorax and abdomen. This book describes the occurrence of compartment syndrome at all these sites, diagnosis and adjuncts to diagnosis, and the importance of timely management of this condition to prevent major morbidity and preserve function. BT - A Comprehensive Review of Compartment Syndrome SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.96174 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.96174 SN - 978-1-83969-170-6 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-11-28 ER -