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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...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00264-022-05643-3
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...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2022-252663
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.
https://doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000002505
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...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.09.004
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...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9462829
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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05521958

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05247541

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03880656

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04012723

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03540394

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
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/975746

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
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/132730/health-policy/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
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/132733/pain/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
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/88860/practice-management/well-leg-positioning-fracture-table-using-pillow-sling/page/0/1?channel=264

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
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/76867/acute-compartment-syndrome-save-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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