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Chronic/Exertional Compartment Syndrome Release

  • Michael J. Huang
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Abstract

Patient was taken to the operating room and was placed in the supine position. General anesthesia was induced by the Anesthesia staff. Thigh tourniquet was placed. Rt/Lt lower extremity was then prepped and draped in the normal sterile fashion.

Starting at the midpoint between the anterior tibial crest and the fibula, two 5–6 cm incisions were made, one proximal and one distal in line with the anterolateral intramuscular septum. The septum was then identified beginning with the distal portion over the middle to distal one-third.

Keywords

Supine Position Compartment Syndrome Distal Portion Conservative Therapy Peroneal Nerve 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Huang
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  1. 1.Colorado Springs Orthopaedic GroupColorado SpringsUSA

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