Acute Compartment Syndrome of the thigh 10 days following an Elective Primary Total Hip Replacement Kareem R Elsorafy , Andrew JM Stone, Stephen G Nicol Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2013; 15(3):269-271 ICID: 1058422
Article type: Case report
IC™ Value: 1.80
Abstract provided by Publisher
Acute compartment syndrome (ACS) of the thigh is an uncommon condition usually treated surgically by emergency dermofasciotomy. We report a rare case of acute delayed compartment syndrome of the anterior compartment of the thigh following an uncemented Total Hip Replacement (THR). Surgical decompression was performed and patient had full recovery.
DOI 10.5604/15093492.1058422 PMID 23898004 - click here to show this article in PubMed