ALLMedicine™ Acute Compartment Syndrome Center
Research & Reviews 264 results
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Clinicaltrials.gov 22 results
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
News 7 results
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.