• Vol. 40 No. 12, 554–555
  • 15 December 2011

A Patient with Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Perforated Transverse Colon Successfully Managed with ECMO


Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is considered to be contraindicated in patients with abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). Herein we report the case of a 24-year-old male with ACS complicated by septic shock successfully managed with ECMO.

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