decompression

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  • noun

Synonyms for decompression

restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display

relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)

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Definitive treatment for ACS is prompt abdominal decompression by midline laparotomy incision and temporary abdominal closure.
Although abdominal decompression is commonly referred to as an 'open abdomen', the term 'temporary abdominal closure' is less dramatic and a more accurate description thereof.
These were not patients who had abdominal decompression for IAH and ACS.