Friday, February 26, 2016

A note on Visceral Perfusion Pressure

As predicted alike Cerebral Perfusion, Intra-Abdominal Pressure's (IAP) ultimate goal is to keep visceral perfusion intact.

Visceral Perfusion Pressure(VPP) = MAP-IAP

It is found that VPP with a target above 60 mmHg correlates  with improved survival.


 Cheatham ML. Intraabdominal pressure monitoring during fluid resuscitation. Curr Opin Crit Care 2008; 14: 327–33.

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