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

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What are the Clinical Diagnoses Leading to Suspension in US Army Aircrew?

Research Paper Title Clinical Diagnoses Leading to Suspension in Army Aircrew: An Epidemiological Study. Background There have been few large-scale epidemiological examinations of military aircrew populations reported in recent literature. This study examined 10 yr of medical records contained in the U.S. Army Aeromedical Electronic Resource Office (AERO) in an effort to identify the most… Read More

Linking Sensitisation & Spirometry

Research Paper Title Could routine spirometry suggest sensitisation in the military medicine setting? Background Providing evidence of sensitisation is the formal requirement for allergy diagnosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether spirometry may be able to predict sensitisation in a representative cohort of Italian Navy military personnel. Methods 2043 (1875 men, 168… Read More