Rajshri Maheshwari

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OBJECTIVE To understand the influence of obesity on the morbidity and mortality outcomes of patients who have sustained fractures of the femur and tibia. DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Multicenter level I trauma facilities. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS Motor vehicle crash victims enrolled in multicenter databases were reviewed. MAIN OUTCOME(More)
Diaphyseal fractures of the tibia are occasionally associated with compartmental syndrome of the leg. Current treatment includes surgical decompression of all involved compartments, debridement of nonviable muscle tissue, and skeletal stabilization. Numerous methods of fasciotomy have been described in the literature, with most surgeons favoring the(More)
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