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Research & Reviews  182 results

A Rare Case of Monomicrobial Necrotizing Fasciitis Associated With an Initial Acute Com...
The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery : Official Publicat... Shaffer PT, Hook J et. al.

Sep 9th, 2021 - In this article we report a rare case of necrotizing fasciitis presenting with the possible initial symptom of compartment syndrome. After treatment with broad spectrum and targeted antibiotics in addition to multiple fasciotomies, surgical debrid...

Predictors of acute compartment syndrome of the lower leg in adults following tibial pl...
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research; Deng X, Hu H et. al.

Aug 18th, 2021 - Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is an underestimated complication following tibial plateau fractures. Understanding predictors of ACS in the lower leg after a fracture of the tibial plateau may guide earlier diagnosis and promptly decompressed by...

Bacterial infection of fasciotomy wounds following decompression for acute compartment ...
Injury Hines EM, Dowling S et. al.

Jul 9th, 2021 - Acute Compartment Syndrome (ACS) is a serious complication generally requiring treatment with an emergency decompressive fasciotomy. The aim of this study was to identify the most prevalent organisms involved in fasciotomy wound infections, and to...

Regional anesthesia and acute compartment syndrome: principles for practice.
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine; Dwyer T, Burns D et. al.

Jul 1st, 2021 - Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is a potentially reversible orthopedic surgical emergency leading to tissue ischemia and ultimately cell death. Diagnosis of ACS can be challenging, as neither clinical symptoms nor signs are sufficiently sensitive...

Brachial muscle injury resulting in acute compartment syndrome of the upper arm: a case...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-021-04318-1 10.1136/bmj.325.7364.557 10.1016/j.injury.2017.04.024 10.1302/0301-620X.68B3.3733798 10.1097/BPO.0b013e3182933c69 10.3109/17453679108993100 10.1016/j.ejvsextra.2006.09.002 10.2106/00004623-198769090-00021 10.3928/0147-7447-19900101-15 10.1177/014107689909200913 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.17.00016 10.1097/01241398-200207000-00004 10.1016/j.injury.2008.03.029
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Tan L, Xia Y et. al.

Jun 16th, 2021 - Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is a potentially devastating condition. ACS is rare in the upper arm. We report a case of acute compartment syndrome of the anterior compartment of the upper arm due to brachial muscle injury. The patient experienc...

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News  6 results

Acute Department Syndrome
Neal Flomenbaum, MD, Editor In Chief

Mar 7th, 2017 - In this issue of Emergency Medicine, Greg Weingart, MD, and Shravan Kumar, MD, guide readers through the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of acute compartment syndrome, a relatively uncommon but devastating injury that may affect an extremity.

Acute Compartment Syndrome
Greg Weingart, MD, Shravan Kumar, MD

Mar 7th, 2017 - Acute extremity pain is a common presentation seen daily in EDs. While most etiologies of extremity pain are benign, the complications of acute compartment syndrome are associated with significant morbidity.

Well-Leg Positioning on a Fracture Table: Using a Pillow Sling

Nov 19th, 2014 - With respect to compartment syndrome, there were no intraoperative or postoperative complications. Furthermore, no patients complained of pain in the well leg immediately after surgery or at subsequent follow-ups.

Acute Compartment Syndrome: To Save a Limb

Aug 2nd, 2013 - DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS ACS is diagnosed based on the previously mentioned clinical signs, along with objective evidence of decreased tissue perfusion in the affected limbs. 24 Direct intracompartmental pressure measurements, obtained using a needle- or c.

Management of Acute Compartment Syndrome

Abstract and Introduction Abstract The Management of Acute Compartment Syndrome Clinical Practice Guideline is based on a systematic review of current scientific and clinical research. The purpose of this clinical practice guideline is to guide th...

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