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Compartment Syndromes

"Compartment Syndromes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Compartment Syndromes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Compartment Syndromes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 70 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2008
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