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Compartment Syndromes (Compartment Syndrome) Summary

Description: Conditions in which increased pressure within a limited space compromises the BLOOD CIRCULATION and function of tissue within that space. Some of the causes of increased pressure are TRAUMA, tight dressings, HEMORRHAGE, and exercise. Sequelae include nerve compression (NERVE COMPRESSION SYNDROMES); PARALYSIS; and ISCHEMIC CONTRACTURE.

Also Known As: Compartment Syndrome; Syndrome, Compartment; Syndromes, Compartment

Networked: 1280 relevant articles (38 outcomes, 57 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Compartment Syndromes

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Melatonin : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  2. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome 2 studies in 11 results : IBA
  3. Polymethyl Methacrylate (Sol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. Mannitol (Osmitrol) : 1 outcome in 13 results : FDA 28 Generic
  5. Creatine Kinase (Creatine Phosphokinase) : 1 outcome in 12 results : IBA
  6. recombinant FVIIa (rFVIIa) : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  7. Phosphotransferases (Kinase) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  8. Dacarbazine (DIC) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 10 Generic
  9. Phosphocreatine (Neoton) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  10. Cosmetics : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Compartment Syndromes

  1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  3. Ischemia
  4. Hemorrhage
  5. Pancreatitis
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Key Therapies for Compartment Syndromes

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  1. Decompression : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 101 results
  2. Resuscitation : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 96 results
  3. Surgical Decompression : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 53 results
  4. Laparotomy : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 113 results
  5. Catheters : 1 outcome 6 studies in 46 results
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