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Negative pressure therapy (NPT), Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC, KCI), ABThera (KCI), Renasis (Smith and Nephiew), Suprasorb devices (Lohmann & Rauscher), VivanoMed (Hartmann)

Negative pressure therapy (NPT), Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC, KCI), ABThera™ (KCI), Renasis (Smith and Nephiew), Suprasorb devices (Lohmann & Rauscher), VivanoMed (Hartmann) can be used to perform a temporary abdominal closure (TAC) or open abdomen (OA) as part of damage control surgical (DCS) interventions in trauma, peritonitis or pancreatitis and generally in all those conditions at risk of intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) increase.

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