Conservative vs Surgical Treatment in Exercise-Related Leg Pain

Research Paper Title Historic cohort: outcome of chronic exertional compartment syndrome-suspected patients. Background Exercise-related leg pain (ERLP) may be caused by chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS), occurring mainly in athletes and military recruits. In military populations, the effectiveness of surgical treatment in CECS is debated. The purpose of this study was to assess the outcome… Read More

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Improving Diagnostic Criteria: Surgical Outcomes & Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS)

Research Paper Title Surgical outcomes for chronic exertional compartment syndrome following improved diagnostic criteria. Background Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) presents with pain during exercise, most commonly within the anterior compartment of the lower limb. A diagnosis is classically made from a typical history and the measurement of intramuscular compartmental pressure (IMCP) testing. Improved, more… Read More

Surgical Tips for Performing Open Fasciotomies for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Leg

Research Paper Title Surgical Tips for Performing Open Fasciotomies for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Leg. Abstract Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) of the leg is a debilitating condition that has previously been characterised in athletes and military personnel. The results of surgical management in these patient populations have previously been published with inconsistencies… Read More

CECS (Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome): Military vs Civilian Population Outcomes

Research Paper Title Outcomes of Surgery for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in a Military Population. Aim To determine the outcome following fasciectomy for chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) in the UK military, and the association between presurgical intramuscular pressure (IMP) and outcome. Methods All patients who underwent fasciectomy for anterior CECS were identified between 2007… Read More