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ALLMedicine™ Acute Compartment Syndrome Center

Research & Reviews  264 results

Predictors of acute compartment syndrome in patients with tibial fractures: a meta-anal...
International Orthopaedics; Wang T, Guo J et. al.

Dec 1st, 2022 - This is the first meta-analysis focusing on the risk factors related to ACS after tibial fractures. Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is a serious complication that affects 2-9% of tibial fracture patients. It is importance of identifying the predi...

Acute compartment syndrome of the contralateral thigh following reconstructive shoulder...
BMJ Case Reports; Cronin JT, Skedros JG

Oct 20th, 2022 - A man in his early 40s had revision reconstructive surgery on his left shoulder while in a right lateral decubitus position. The prolonged surgery (7 hours) caused acute compartment syndrome (ACS) in the contralateral (right) thigh. Moderate pain ...

Porcine Model of Acute Compartment Syndrome.
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; Honjol Y, Monk R et. al.

Oct 12th, 2022 - Acute compartment syndrome is a devastating condition associated with lasting consequences or even death if not treated in a timely fashion. Current pre-clinical modeling is inadequate. Ideally a model should mimic human disease. There should be a...

Point of care ultrasound needle guidance to assist diagnosis of acute gluteal compartme...
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Puebla DL, Apicella M et. al.

Sep 27th, 2022 - Gluteal compartments can be difficult to assess for acute compartment syndrome (ACS) compared to other fascial compartments due to their anatomy and rarity of presentation. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) needle guidance may assist in obtaining a...

Efficacy of non-surgical interventions for promoting improved functional outcomes follo...
PloS One; Janakiram NB, Motherwell JM et. al.

Sep 10th, 2022 - Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is a devastating complication which develops following a traumatic extremity injury that results in increased pressure within osteofascial compartments, thereby leading to ischemia, muscle and nerve necrosis, and c...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  22 results

Gene Expression in Lower Extremity Acute Traumatic Compartment Syndrome

Aug 30th, 2022 - Acute compartment syndrome is associated with infection, contractures, fracture non-union, and chronic pain syndromes. The most common cause of acute compartment syndrome is fracture. Individuals with compartment syndrome associated with a lower e...

Diagnosing Compartment Syndrome With SHAPE vs Elastography

Jul 5th, 2022 - Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is an innocuous condition seen primarily in 10-60% of young, active people with exercise induced leg pain. Patients present with anterior lower extremity pain that worsens with exercise and resolves a...

BM-MNCs for Lower Extremity Compartment Syndrome Injury

Jul 5th, 2022 - The primary objectives are to assess safety and tolerability of a high and low dose of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells. Secondary objectives include evaluation of potential responses of the BM-MNC therapy. This is a two-stage, randomized,...

Clinical Trial of a New Device for Real-Time Muscle Pressure Measurements in Patients at Risk for Acute Compartment Syndrome

Jun 1st, 2022 - Compartment syndrome remains a very serious complication of lower extremity trauma and/or procedural cases that involved lower or upper extremity surgery. This condition results in muscle death, chronic pain, infection, and possible amputation. Ea...

Long Term Outcomes of Pediatric Compartment Syndrome

May 4th, 2022 - Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is caused by elevated pressure within a closed osseofascial compartment, leading to microvascular compromise and cell death. Without urgent decompression of the compartment, significant functional impairment and lo...

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News  7 results

A Doctor's Missed Diagnosis Results in Mega Award

Jun 16th, 2022 - A federal jury recently awarded more than $100 million to a college student whose left leg was permanently damaged as the result of care he received after a sports injury, according to a story from WCCO CBS Minnesota, among other news outlets. The...

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
Benjamin Bradley, PA-S, Anne Chamani, PA-S et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2013 - Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) is a condition in which elevated pressures in the confined space of a closed fascial compartment lead to vascular compromise. Typically, ACS develops in the distal extremities after a traumatic event, such as a fra.

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