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Highly Accessed Letter

Self-disembowelment

Walter M van den Bergh12*, David J van Westerloo23 and Vincent M de Jong4

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Intensive Care, Room BA.49, University Medical Center Groningen, PO BOX 30.001, 9700 RB Groningen, the Netherlands

2 Department of Intensive Care, Room C03.423, Academic Medical Center, PO BOX 22660, 100 DD Amsterdam, the Netherlands

3 Department of Intensive Care Medicine, B4-57, Leiden University Medical Center, PO BOX 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, the Netherlands

4 Trauma Unit, Academic Medical Center, Surgical Department, PO BOX 22660, 100 DD Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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Critical Care 2012, 17:403  doi:10.1186/cc11878

Published: 9 January 2013

First paragraph (this article has no abstract)

A case of self-disembowelment is presented with an overview of self-disembowelment as a cultural entity.