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2021 Nov

Orthop J Sports Med



Comparison of 2 Fasciotomes for Treatment of Patients With Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Anterior Leg.


de Bruijn JA, van Zantvoort APM, Hundscheid HPH, Hoogeveen AR, van Eerten P, Teijink JAW, Scheltinga MR
Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 Nov; 9(11):23259671211051358.
PMID: 34888390.


Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) of the anterior leg compartment (ant-CECS) is frequently treated with a minimally invasive fasciotomy. Several operative techniques and operative devices exist, but none have been compared in a systematic and randomized manner.