Fasciotomy

Known as: Division of fascia, Fasciectomy, fasciotomies 
Surgical incision on the FASCIA. It is used to decompress compartment pressure (e.g. in COMPARTMENT SYNDROMES; circumferential burns and extremity… (More)
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2012
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2012
BACKGROUND The increasing number of methods for treating Dupuytren's disease indicates a need for comparative studies. In this… (More)
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2000
2000
A retrospective study of patients admitted to an Orthopaedic Trauma Unit over an 8-year period requiring fasciotomies, of either… (More)
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2000
2000
Surgical fasciectomy is the currently accepted treatment of Dupuytren's disease. The goal of this study was to test the clinical… (More)
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2000
2000
Compartment syndrome of the extremity may occur after severe trauma secondary to fractures, vascular ischemia, crush, or… (More)
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1993
1993
Short-term and five-year outcomes after nonsurgical treatment of Dupuytren's contracture by needle fasciotomy were studied. Among… (More)
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1988
1988
Over a 9-year period, fasciotomy for presumed compartmental syndromes after trauma was performed in 25 upper extremities and 100… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
Intracompartmental pressures were measured by the wick catheter technique in sixty-five compartments of twenty-seven patients who… (More)
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
Surgical decompression remains the only effective treatment for the ischemia of the muscles and nerves of the leg that… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
Sixty-six cases of acute compartment syndrome were treated by fasciotomy in forty-six extremities of forty-four patients… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
An experimental and clinical tehcnique of measuring tissue pressures within closed compartments demonstrates a normal tissue… (More)
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