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Faciotomy for snake bite

The cited article, claims that debridement of necrosis may not be indicated for bites by a certain family of snake, a Bushmaster. The article does not dispute the need for fasciotomy due to compartment syndrome after snakebite. --Systemloc (talk) 20:31, 29 December 2011 (UTC)[reply]


I'm not sure "people who spend long periods of time on their feet" are "likely" to need a fasciotomy (talk) 18:32, 29 May 2010 (UTC)[reply]

Do you doubt they're more likely to need it than those who don't? -- (talk) 17:07, 30 June 2010 (UTC)[reply]
Yes. This claim is baseless. Standing upright for extended periods of time in the setting of venous insufficiency causes lymphedema, which is separate and unrelated to compartment syndrome. --Systemloc (talk) 20:24, 29 December 2011 (UTC)[reply]