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Prevalence, incidence and outcomes of intra-abdominal hypertension in patients undergoing emergency laparotomy in Mulago Hospital (Makerere University, 2015-07)Background: Intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) is defined as a sustained elevation in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) greater than or equal to 12mmHg. IAH has been shown to cause organ derangements and dysfunction in the ...