Compartment Syndrome of the Foot-1

Compartment Syndrome of the Foot-1 - theFoot...

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  U of T Foot and Ankle  Symposium 2002 Compartment Syndrome of  the Foot N. Craig Stone M.D. F.R.C.S.(C) Discipline of Orthopaedic Surgery
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U of T Foot and Ankle Symposium 2002 Introduction Definition Pathophysiology Etiology Clinical Presentation Treatment Long term sequelae
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U of T Foot and Ankle Symposium 2002 Definition Increased pressure within a closed fascial  compartment  Sufficient magnitude to impede vascular  inflow
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U of T Foot and Ankle Symposium 2002 Pathophysiology Insult to muscle within a closed  compartment Intracellular swelling/Hematoma Pressure rises and capillary perfusion  drops Vicious circle
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U of T Foot and Ankle Symposium 2002 Pathophysiology Tissues vary in susceptibility to damage Nerve < 4 hours Muscle < 8 hours After 8 hours irreversible damage
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U of T Foot and Ankle Symposium 2002 Pathophysiology ? Critical pressure  Proportional to systemic blood pressure
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