Functional outcome of tibial fracture with acute compartment syndrome and correlation to deep posterior compartment pressure
Saumitra Goyal, Monappa A Naik, Department of Orthopedics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, India
Sujit Kumar Tripathy, Department of Orthopedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar 751019, India
Sharath K Rao, Department of Orthopedics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, India
Author contributions: Goyal S conducted the study and drafted the manuscript; Naik MA and Rao SK designed the study and provided intellectual input; Goyal S and Tripathy SK collected the data, reviewed the data and conducted the statistical analysis; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: Ethical clearance for this study was obtained from the Manipal University Institutional ethics committee.
Informed consent statement: All participants have provided written consent for inclusion in this study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors of this manuscript declare that they have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Sujit Kumar Tripathy, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Dip SICOT, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Sijua, Patrapada, Bhubaneswar 751019, India. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: November 26, 2016
Peer-review started: November 29, 2016
First decision: February 17, 2017
Revised: March 4, 2017
Accepted: March 23, 2017
Article in press: March 24, 2017
Published online: May 18, 2017