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Compartment Syndrome

Kenji Inaba, MD and Stuart Swadron, MD, FRCPC
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November 2011 Written Summary 492 KB - PDF

Its Kenji Inaba and Stuart Swadron..Some seriously smart  Canadians trying to shine a light on Compartment Syndrome . Its all done just for you.

 

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Kevin G. -

interesting article on this in 2005 edition of Bone and Joint Journal

Mechanical muscle-crush injury and acute muscle-crush compartment syndrome
WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO EARTHQUAKE CASUALTIES
N. D. Reis, FRCSE, Emeritus Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Horev Medical Centre, 15 Horev Street, Haifa, 34341, Israel.
O. S. Better, MD, Emeritus Professor of Medicine

which says closed crush injury with muscle death from and at time of the crush (as opposed to more usual #/bleeding mechanism leading to compartment syndrome) does not benefit from fasciotomy indeed leads to sepsis, shock, more chance of renal failure
This mechanism more likely in earthquakes

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