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What does IAP stand for?

IAP stands for Intra-Abdominal Pressure


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An important rote of the pelvic floor in relation to continence is maintenance of the angle between the bladder and posterior urethra, which ensures that any increase in intra-abdominal pressure (eg with coughing) is transmitted equally to all sides of the urethra, as well as the bladder.
Cases include patients with acute lung and kidney injury, fever, long term needs, increased intra-abdominal pressure, cardiac surgery, severe sepsis, severe upper gastrointestinal bleeding, altered blood glucose, acute pain, delirium, seizure activity, poisoning, and end-of-life care.
The women in the study reported that weight loss had led to significant improvements in their urinary problems, possibly due to a reduction in intra-abdominal pressure, as soon as three to four months after surgery.