Case Library

Explore our comprehensive Case Library featuring diverse clinical scenarios, expert insights, and the impact of continuous pressure monitoring. Elevate your understanding of compartment syndrome with our collection of informative videos.

Paul Matuszewski, MD FAAOS FAOA

Associate Professor | Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine | University of Kentucky

Age: 21 | Sex: Male | Injury: Midshaft Tibia Fracture (OTA: 42A) | MOI: Motorcycle vs. Car

Age: 19 | Sex: Female | Injury: Distal Tibia Fracture (OTA: 43A) | MOI: Fall from Skateboard

Age: 42 | Sex: Female | Injury: Proximal Tibia Fracture (OTA: 41) | MOI: Bicycle accident

Age: 50 | Sex: Male | Injury: Tibial Shaft Fracture (OTA: 42) | MOI: Fall from own height

Edward Harvey, MD, MSc, FAAOS, FRCSC, FiOTA

Professor of Surgery | Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon | McGill University Michal & Renata Hornstein Chair of Surgical Excellence

Age: 37 | Sex: Male | Injury: Right elbow transolecranon fracture with right radial head fracture.

Age: 17 | Sex: Male | Injury: Genu Valgum from Proximal Tibia

Study performed on 8 cadaveric legs | Amputation from above the knee

Dr. Nicholas Frane

Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon | North Health Partners

Age: 21 | Sex: Male | Injury: Midshaft Tibia Fracture (OTA: 42A) | MOI: Motorcycle vs. Car

Age: 19 | Sex: Female | Injury: Distal Tibia Fracture (OTA: 43A) | MOI: Fall from Skateboard

Prism Schneider, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Associate Professor | Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon | University of Calgary

Age: 24 | Sex: Male | Injury: Tibial Plateau Fracture (OTA: 42A1)

Age: 34 | Sex: Male | Injury: Post-Op Tibial Shaft Fracture (OTA 41C)

Charles Moon, MD

Associate Professor | Director Orthopaedic Trauma | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Age: 38 | Sex: Female | Injury: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Age: 30s | Sex: Male | Injury: Wide Tibial Fracture

Age: 60s | Sex: Male | Injury: Neglected Tibial Fracture

Michael McKee, MD, FRCS(C)

Professor and Chairman | Department of Orthopaedic Surgery | University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Age: 52 | Sex: Male | Injury: Tibial Plateau Fracture | MOI: Fall from 5 feet

Clinical Presentation:
A 21-year-old male sustained a Motorcycle vs Car accident. The patient suffered a tibial midshaft fracture and did not present clinical signs of Compartment Syndrome upon arrival. The patient was admitted for overnight observation.

Fracture XRay:

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Clinical Presentation:
A 19-year-old female presented to the ER with a Distal Tibia Shaft fracture following a longboarding fall. The patient presented with no clinical signs and was booked for definitive fixation later in the day.

Fracture XRay:

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Clinical Presentation:
A 42-year-old had a bicycle accident. The patient sustained a proximal tibial fracture and presented with pain as a clinical sign. The patient had chronic hypertension and a diastolic blood pressure of 110. The patient was admitted for overnight observation with continuous monitoring.

Fracture:

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Clinical Presentation:
A 50-year-old male with end-stage liver failure and coagulopathy fell from his own height while admitted to a medical floor. The patient sustained a trimalleolar tibia and fibula fracture. The patient developed significant pain and the right leg was firm to palpation.

Fracture XRay:

 

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Clinical Presentation:
A 37-year-old fell from a 6-foot ladder, presenting with no clinical signs of ACS. The patient did not have ACS clinical signs but fit the inclusion criteria of the study. Since the MY01 Continuous Pressure Monitor displayed elevated pressures which were increasing, he was kept for overnight observation.

Fracture XRay:

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Clinical Presentation:
A 17-year-old male came into the hospital to get a proximal tibia osteotomy treated. The patient was feeling normal motor and sensory in the extremity before the block was initiated.

Fracture XRay:

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Aim of the study:
The study aimed to evaluate the use of new modeling, measurement, and treatment techniques and to define discrete foot
compartments for release and to validate a modified minimally invasive release with the use of indwelling continuous pressure sensors.

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Clinical Presentation:
A 21-year-old male sustained a Motorcycle vs Car accident. The patient suffered a tibial midshaft fracture and did not present clinical signs of Compartment Syndrome upon arrival. The patient was admitted for overnight observation.

Fracture XRay:

 

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Clinical Presentation:
A 19-year-old female presented to the ER with a Distal Tibia Shaft fracture following a longboarding fall. The patient presented with no clinical signs and was booked for definitive fixation later in the day.

Fracture XRay:

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Clinical Presentation:
A 38-year-old female with end-stage organ failure and
bleeding issues was admitted to the hospital. Following the admission the patient was sedated and intubated. The patient began to develop significant swelling and blistering. Compartment Syndrome was suspected by the staff in attendance and an orthopedic consult was ordered.

Extremity:

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Clinical Presentation:
A male patient in his 30s presented to the hospital with a wide tibial fracture following a motor vehicle accident. Acute Compartment Syndrome was suspected which led the physician to insert the device in the posterior compartment.

Fasciotomy Image:
Dr. Moon Cedars Case #2 - Surgery performed - leg fracture

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Clinical Presentation:
A patient in his 60s presented himself to the emergency room with a segmented 43C tibia fracture. Intramedullary nailing was performed before the continuous pressure monitor was inserted seeing as the patient was exhibiting clinical signs.

Fracture XRay:
Moon Cedars Case #3 - Opioid Abuse Patient Fasciotomy Averted

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Clinical Presentation:
A 52-year-old male presented to the hospital with a tibial plateau fracture following a fall from 5ft. The patient presented foot cool with discoloration, pain on passive stretch, and compartments firmness.

Fracture XRay:

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