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Table 3 Grading of intraabdominal hypertension before and after paracentesis

From: Large-volume paracentesis effects plasma disappearance rate of indo-cyanine green in critically ill patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis and intraabdominal hypertension

Grading of IAH according to WSACS definition
  Before LVP After LVP
  n/total (%) n/total (%)
No IAH, IAP ≤ 11 mmHg 1/22 (5%) 13/22 (59%)
IAH Grade I, IAP 12–15 mmHg 5/22 (23%) 6/22 (27%)
IAH Grade II, IAP 16–20 mmHg 11/22 (50%) 2/22 (9%)
IAH Grade III, IAP 21–25 mmHg 3/22 (13%) 1/22 (5%)
IAH Grade IV, IAP > 25 mmHg 2/22 (9%) 0/22 (0%)
  1. IAH intraabdominal hypertension, WSACS The Abdominal Compartment Society, LVP large-volume paracentesis, IAP Intraabdominal pressure