Surgical management of exertional compartment syndrome of the lower leg. Long-term followup.

@article{Schepsis1993SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical management of exertional compartment syndrome of the lower leg. Long-term followup.},
  author={Anthony A. Schepsis and D{\'e}sir{\'e}e Martini and Mandy Corbett},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={811-7; discussion 817}
}
Forty-six limbs in 28 patients were surgically treated for exertional compartment syndrome. One group of 16 patients (26 limbs) underwent a fasciotomy for exertional anterior compartment syndrome (Group 1). A second group of 12 patients (20 limbs) underwent a fasciotomy for exertional deep posterior compartment syndrome (Group 2). Patients in Group 2 experienced symptoms for a significantly longer time than those in Group 1:16 versus 6.8 months (P < 0.01). All three of the pressure measurements… CONTINUE READING

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