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Clinical and functional outcomes of acute lower extremity compartment syndrome at a Major Trauma Hospital
(International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science | Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow, 2016-09)
Background: Acute lower extremity compartment syndrome (CS) is a condition that untreated causes irreversible nerve and muscle ischemia. Treatment by decompression fasciotomy without delay prevents permanent disability. The use of intracompartmental pressure (iCP) measurement in uncertain situations aids in diagnosis of ...