compartment pressure


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Noun1.compartment pressure - the air pressure maintained in an air-tight compartment (as in an aircraft)
air pressure, atmospheric pressure, pressure - the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
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mucrosquamatus may need longer observation times than patients bitten by other species of snakes, in addition to toxicologist consultations, sonographic examinations, and measurement of the objective compartment pressure before surgery.
When the anterior compartment pressure exceeds the intra-arterial pressure that this will produce venous stasis and also arterial occlusion, it results in muscles swelling and eventually necrosis of muscle and nerves duo to prolonged limb ischaemia.
In both cases, the internal engine compartment pressure computed using V2 was applied onto the FEM model as a distributed load.
The most widely validated diagnostic criteria for a compartment syndrome is the difference between the compartment pressure and the diastolic blood pressure (delta-P) of < 30 mmHg.
The compartment pressure was measured by an arterial line set with simple 18-gauge needle under the diastolic blood pressure of 98 mmHg.
When there is enough time, a direct measurement of the compartment pressure is recommended, but an alternative when this is difficult is to perform a diagnostic mini-fasciotomy.
Appropriate interpretation of compartment measurements remains controversial, as some experts utilize the difference between diastolic blood pressure and the compartment pressure to guide decision-making, as opposed to absolute compartment pressures alone [10].
The outcome of ACS is determined by the duration of ischaemia, the pressure in osteofascial compartment and causes of increased compartment pressure. If the diagnosis and management is delayed, then this may lead to extensive muscular and neurovascular damage or myoglobinaemia resulting in acute renal failure.
The average wound size required to provide sufficient release of compartment pressure is 16cm for the lower leg (Olson & Glasgow, 2005).
Recent studies suggest magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as an alternative to compartment pressure measurement to diagnose CECS because it is non-invasive and easily tolerated.
Compartment pressures were measured, and showed elevated pressures in the dorsal forearm compartment of 70 mmHg, with a volar forearm compartment pressure of 14 mmHg.
The Starling resistor describes vascular beds with increased compartment pressure [4, 5].