Bilateral Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Forearm: Evaluation and Endoscopic Treatment in an Elite Swimmer


Exertional compartment syndromes are uncommon but can significantly impair athletic performance. This report describes an unusual case of bilateral forearm compartment syndromes in an elite-level swimmer that was able to be treated successfully using a novel endoscopic fasciotomy method. (Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 20(2):126–131, 2011)

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John Gray Seiler III, MD, Kyle E. Hammond, MD, S. Houston Payne, MD,
and Robert Ivy, MD