Algorithmic approach to the prevention of unnecessary fasciotomy in extremity snake bite


Turkmen A., Temel M.

INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED, vol.47, no.12, pp.2822-2827, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Background: In the literature, there is a lack of a consensus about the occurrence of the compartment syndrome due to the snake bites. There are different concepts for the surgical treatment of the threshold value of the chamber pressure. There are many different classifications and assessment criteria for the snakebites.