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Table 1 Indications for abdominal NPT

From: Abdominal negative-pressure therapy: a new method in countering abdominal compartment and peritonitis - prospective study and critical review of literature

Clinical situation Number
Abdominal compartment syndrome 6a
Purulent peritonitis with severe sepsis 16
Polytraumatised patients 1
  1. aOne patient with peritonitis had ACS.