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Table 2 Definition of abdominal compartment syndrome

From: Pediatric critical care nurses' experience with abdominal compartment syndrome

  2006 2010
  n (%) n (%)
MODS + elevation in IAP 34 (19.5) 21 (13.2)
Specific IAP range without MODS 58 (33.3) 83 (52.2)
Selected threshold
   0-10 mmHg 2 (3.6) 0 (0.0)
   10-15 mmHg 16 (28.6) 9 (10.8)
   15-25 mmHg 37(66.1) 49 (59.0)
   > 25 mmHg 3 (5.4) 25 (30.1)
  1. MODS, multi-organ dysfunction; IAP, intra-abdominal pressure.