Management of extremity fasciotomy sites prospective randomized evaluation of two techniques. Am J Surg 2018; 216: 736–739.

Published: 9th April 2019

Authors: Johnson LS, Chaar M, Ball CG, Perez S, Nicholas JM, Wyrzykowski AD et al.


Use of shoelace sutures in the skin, with progressive tightening, improved the chances of early fasciotomy closure (P=0.003) in this study that included 21 patients.

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