compartment pressure

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the air pressure maintained in an air-tight compartment (as in an aircraft)

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Following that exam, pressure transduction of the bilateral anterior compartments revealed pressures of 71 and 73 mmHg, with all other leg compartment pressures being normal.
Measurement of compartment pressures (CP) may be helpful, especially in unconscious patients.
Compartment pressure measurement can confirm the diagnosis in suspected patients.
Alternatively, there are also single use compartment pressure devices available on the market.
In view of the normal volar compartment pressure measured prior to surgery as well as MRI evidence of swelling only confined to the dorsal compartment, we decided not to decompress the volar compartment and mobile wad, and avoid the morbidity of a separate incision.
In the right lower extremity, abnormal compartment pressure (26 mmHg) was observed at rest in the superficial posterior compartment, and in the anterolateral compartment (30 mmHg).
30) Compartment pressure measurements of the anterolateral compartment of the leg was taken with a slit catheter and revealed a pressure of 40 mmHg.
In such cases, tissue within the compartment will have become necrotic due to the lack of blood supply in the setting of sustained high compartment pressure.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Anterior compartment pressure measurement was carried out in 46 patients who attended the emergency ward of Gandhi Hospital between June 2007 to June 2009.
A rising compartment pressure leads to increased interstitial tissue pressure, collapse of thin-walled veins and decreased capillary blood flow.
The results revealed normal intracompartmental pressure values at 1 minute before exercise, although athlete men group was presenting higher compartment pressure values compared to the other three groups.
This patient also highlights the importance of muscle compartment pressure monitoring during volume resuscitation in patients with SCLS.
Elevated compartment pressure impairs capillary blood flow, resulting in tissue ischemia and the characteristic symptoms of CCS.
Other types of compartment syndromes appear to be the result of increased compartment pressure.
The diagnosis is obtained through a careful history and physical exam, reproduction of symptoms with exertion, and pre- and post-exercise muscle tissue compartment pressure recordings.