Available online Sep 4, 2018.
[ Report ] Volume 26, Issue 4, 2017, Pages 365-372
Compressive shock is an important cause of reversible cardiovascular compromise. Abdominal causes of compressive shock have been known to be difficult to diagnose. We report our experience in the management of compressive shock resulting from gastric distension. We consider gastric distension to be an unusual cause of compressive shock. Immediate relief of intra-abdominal tension is key in the management.
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Volume 26 | Issue 4
Page Nos. 365-372
Online since Jul 12, 2018