Clinical Reviews and Opinions

  • Abbreviation: Clin. Rev. Opinions
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2553
  • DOI: 10.5897/CRO
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 42

Short Communication

Compartment syndrome

Arcot Rekha
  • Arcot Rekha
  • Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Porur, Chennai, India.
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  •  Accepted: 24 March 2010
  •  Published: 30 June 2010


Compartment syndrome is a condition that trauma surgeons are familiar with. A high index of suspicion is needed among clinicians for early recognition and timely referral of this limb and life threatening condition.


Key words: Compartment syndrome, fasciotomy, hyperbaric oxygen.