Compartment Syndrome of the Leg Associated With Fracture: An Algorithm to Avoid Releasing the Posterior Compartments.


OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to report on a prospective series of patients in whom an algorithm was used to attempt to avoid releasing the posterior compartments in patients with lower leg compartment syndrome (CS) and the safety of such a practice. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Level 1 trauma center. PATIENTS A consecutive series… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000624


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