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Tibia Fractures: Compartment pressure monitoring does not predict compartment syndrome

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August 2013

Tibia Fractures: Compartment pressure monitoring does not predict compartment syndrome

Vol: 2| Issue: 7| Number:509| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Continuous Compartment Pressure Monitoring for Tibia Fractures: Does It Influence Outcome?

J Trauma. 2006 Jun;60(6):1330-5; discussion 1335

Contributing Authors:
IA Harris A Kadir G Donald

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200 patients, with acute extra-articular tibia fractures (174 available for follow-up with 177 fractures) were included in a study comparing continuous compartment pressure monitoring to clinical observation for effectiveness in detecting the occurrence of compartment syndrome. Patients were randomized to receive compartment pressure monitoring or usual care (nonmonitoring). After 6 months or at f...

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