What Is a Compartment Pressure Measurement Test? Center

A compartment pressure measurement test is a method to determine the pressure within the muscle compartment. It is done to diagnose compartment syndrome, which is a condition of increased pressure in the non-stretchable space containing nerves, blood vessels, and muscles. The compartment pressure measurement test is relatively safe. The risks, although low, include infection, pain, bruising, bleeding, nerve damage, muscle injury, development of acute compartment syndrome, and the need for urgent surgery. Read more: What Is a Compartment Pressure Measurement Test? Article

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