compartment pressure

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

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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).
We reviewed the compartment pressure values that appeared to be within normal limits.
Measurements of compartment pressure in lower extremity.
Measurement of compartment pressures was repeated six months after surgery, showing pathological values at rest and after effort in both deep posterior compartments (Table 1).
1990) Compartment pressure in the foot: Analysis of normal values and measurement technique.
Intense basketball-simulated exercise induces muscle damage in men with elevated anterior compartment pressure.
1983) The measurement of dynamic compartment pressure during exercise.
2002) Changes in Lower Leg Anterior Compartment Pressure Before, During, and After Creatine Supplementation.
Monitoring muscular compartment pressure and muscular swelling in patients with SCLS should be considered during resuscitation.
Orthopaedic review and measurement of compartment pressures (32 mmhg right leg, 42 mmHg left leg, with a diastolic blood pressure of 62 mmHg) confirmed compartment syndrome and he was transferred to the operating room for fasciotomy.
6,12 It is postulated that increased compartment pressure obstructs venous outflow and leads to a reduced arteriovenous gradient and a decrease in local blood flow.
Cycling may be substituted for running in patients who wish to maintain their cardiorespiratory fitness, as it is associated with a lower risk of compartment pressure elevation.
Balduini FC, Shenton DW, O'Connor KH, Heppenstall RB: Chronic exertional compartment syndrome: correlation of compartment pressure and muscle ischemia utilizing 31PNMR spectroscopy.
They postulated that stimulation of fascia or periosteal sensory nerves, through increased compartment pressures, was the cause of pain in CECS.
A Stryker 295-2 Quick Pressure Monitor Set was used to measure the compartment pressures that ranged between 50 and 80 mm Hg in all four compartments of the leg.