Intraoperative vesical pressure measurements as a guide in the closure of abdominal wall defects

Rizzo, Anthony; Davis, Patricia C.
March 1996
American Surgeon;Mar1996, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p192
Academic Journal
Compares outcomes with and without vesical pressure measurements in abdominal wall defect (AWD) closure. Decreased urinary output in gastroschisis patients on the second postoperative day; Ventilator support; Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) days; Oral feeding data.


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