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Authors Galyon SW, Richards KA, Pettus JA, Bodin SG
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Journal J Clin Anesth Volume: 23 Issue: 1 Pages: 75-8
Publish Date 2011 Feb
PubMed ID 21296253
Abstract

The case of a 53 year-old, ASA physical status III man who underwent laparoscopy-assisted cystoprostatectomy, then subsequently developed three-limb compartment syndrome and rhabdomyolysis, is presented. He recovered baseline renal function and the use of his limbs. Well-limb compartment syndrome (WLCS) has a multifactorial etiology and is prevented and managed by avoidance of known risks.


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