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Intra Abdominal Pressure - detailed version

Posted by David Wang 5 years, 2 months ago Comments

It would be convenient to picture the intra-abdomen cavity as a barrel-shaped container with nothing but air, but of course the abdomen is filled with vital organs and tissues leaving very little space for anything else. Nonetheless, and for the sake of biomechanics, let's imagine the intra-abdomen with just the skeletal frame, muscular sheaths and an air-tight skin layer.