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Arm fasciotomy

Arm fasciotomy

Arm fasciotomy: Arm fasciotomy is surgery to cut open the soft tissue of the diseased part of the arm and removing (debriding) diseased tissue. The wound is left open for continued debridement and/or skin grafting; a compression dressing is applied until further surgery or closing with a skin graft.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Arm fasciotomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Arm fasciotomy:

Anesthetic Requirements for Arm fasciotomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Arm fasciotomy may include:

  • Regional or general anesthetic

Procedure Complications: Arm fasciotomy

Possible surgical complications of Arm fasciotomy may include:

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