Inferior venacaval compression due to excessive abdominal packing

M.C.B. Santhosh Rohini Bhat Pai Roopa Sachidanand Varun Byrappa Raghavendra P. Rao About the authors

Inferior venacaval compression is a common problem in late pregnancy. It can also occur due to compression of inferior venacava by abdominal or pelvic tumors. We report a case of acute iatrogenic inferior venacaval compression due to excessive abdominal packing during an intraabdominal surgery.

Inferior venacaval compression; Abdominal packing; Intraabdominal surgery


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