Fasciotomy

"Fasciotomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Surgical incision on the FASCIA. It is used to decompress compartment pressure (e.g. in COMPARTMENT SYNDROMES; circumferential burns and extremity injuries) or to release contractures (e.g. in DUPUYTREN'S CONTRACTURE).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fasciotomy" by people in this website by year, and whether "Fasciotomy" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1992 and 2003 and 2004 and 2007 and 2009 and 2011 and 2013
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