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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 857492, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/857492
Research Article

Moderate Intra-Abdominal Hypertension Leads to Anaerobic Metabolism in the Rectus Abdominis Muscle Tissue of Critically Ill Patients: A Prospective Observational Study

1University of Tartu, Tartu University Hospital, Clinic of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Puusepa 8, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
2Critical Care Medicine Research Group, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Teiskontie 35, PL 2000, 33521 Tampere, Finland
3Department of Surgical Sciences/Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Uppsala, Akademiska sjukhuset Building 70, 1 tr, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
4University of Tartu, Tartu University Hospital, Clinic of Surgery, Puusepa 8, 51014 Tartu, Estonia

Received 6 January 2014; Accepted 11 February 2014; Published 13 March 2014

Academic Editor: John J. Gildea

Copyright © 2014 Liivi Maddison et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Liivi Maddison, Juri Karjagin, Jyrki Tenhunen, Ülle Kirsimägi, and Joel Starkopf, “Moderate Intra-Abdominal Hypertension Leads to Anaerobic Metabolism in the Rectus Abdominis Muscle Tissue of Critically Ill Patients: A Prospective Observational Study,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 857492, 8 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/857492