compartment pressure


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

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Of our surgical patients, none had definite compartment pressure detected before surgery by any objective measurement of pressure.[8],[9] Among the patients bitten by P.
The impact of neglecting under-hood pressure on the aeroelastic predictions was assessed using the V1 model by eliminating the mapped V2 engine compartment pressure within the FEM model.
There are multiple methods described in the literature for measuring compartment pressures. Two of the most common are a side port needle or a slit catheter.
If the acute compartment syndrome is clinically suspected, the compartment pressure should be measured.
Compartment pressures were obtained by injecting saline into the affected compartments using a Stryker Intra-Compartmental Pressure Monitor (Kalamazoo, MI) which returned readings of 36 mmHg and 72 mmHg in the left forearm and right triceps, respectively.
Compartment pressure measurement can confirm the diagnosis in suspected patients.
Measurement of compartment pressures is indicated when patient presentation is atypical or the patient's ability to sense or communicate pain is reduced.
[4] described a normal reference range of flexor and extensor forearm compartment pressures: For the extensor compartment of the forearm, the upper value is 25.2 mmHg and for the flexor compartment, it is 21.4 mmHg.
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.
Repeated haemorrhaging into a fascial space in the presence of increased compartment pressure leads to the formation of a fusiform mass with a soft cystic centre, called ancient haematoma [10].
Compartment pressure was measured according to the modified criteria of Pedowitz (Pedowitz et al., 1990).
(7) Pulselessness is usually caused by a vascular injury because the compartment pressure does not reach systolic blood pressure allowing blood flow.
A digital compartment pressure monitor was connected to a short length of intravenous infusion tubing filled with saline.
Clinicians need to consider CECS as a cause of activity-induced pain and swelling, and thus diagnostic compartment pressure measurements can be made before, during, and after exertion tests that reproduce the symptoms [6].
(2-5) Multiple studies report sickle cell trait, a known condition in our patient, as a possible precipitating factor for sudden irreversibility of increased compartment pressure. (4,6) A mechanism has been proposedby Dincer and Raza (Fig.