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Abstract

Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Extremity: Update on Proper Evaluation and Management

Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) of the lower extremities is a common complication in patients withT lower extremity trauma or ischemia. It has been associated with significant morbidity and complications, especially in cases with missed ACS or delayed treatment. This editorial aims to present a summary of current knowledge on epidemiology, diagnostics and management. Recent progress in intra-compartment pressure measurement as well as pooled results on major outcomes will be reported to assist future clinical practice.


Author(s):

Galyfos G*, Gkovas C,Kerasidis S, Stamatatos I,Stefanidis I, Giannakakis S, Geropapas G, Kastrisios G,Papacharalampous G and Maltezos C



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