Case Report
Copyright ©2008 The WJG Press and Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. Sep 21, 2008; 14(35): 5467-5470
Published online Sep 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.5467
Figure 1
Figure 1 Ventilation adjustment of patient 1 after intubation, before 1 DL and 2 DL (A), and development of IAP, APP and HI in this patient over 14 d of ICU hospitalisation (B). The spotted lines refer time points of the first and second DL as well as installation of ILA®.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Open abdomen after surgical decompression. A and C: Intra-abdominal drains further reduce intra-abdominal tension; B: Vacuum bondage improves wound healing. A: Patient No. 1; B: Patient No. 2; C: Patient No. 3.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Development of Horowitz-indices (HI). In the Box blots, the HI 3, 2 and 1 d before, at and 1, 2 and 3 d after DL of all 3 patients is shown. The line refers to the median, whereas the boxes refer to the interquartile ranges. The whiskers represent the 5th and 95th percentiles, respectively.