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Thigh fasciotomy

Thigh fasciotomy

Thigh fasciotomy: Thigh fasciotomy is surgery to cut open the thigh soft tissue 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: Thigh fasciotomy

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

Anesthetic Requirements for Thigh fasciotomy

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

  • Regional or general anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Thigh fasciotomy

Possible surgical complications of Thigh fasciotomy may include:

Thigh fasciotomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Thigh fasciotomy) include:

  • Upper leg fasciotomy

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