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Compartmental pressure measurements: an experimental investigation using the slit catheter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7230297     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A new catheter employing a different technique to monitor compartmental pressure has been developed. The accuracy of the catheter was compared to a wick catheter and to the needle manometer technique for monitoring compartmental pressure. The slit catheter is the most accurate of the three techniques for continuous pressure monitoring for periods of up to 24 hours in the experimental canine model. The slit catheter is as accurate as the wick catheter for pressure measurements from 0 through 10 mm Hg. The needle technique has proven to be the least accurate of the three.
Authors:
C H Rorabeck; G S Castle; R Hardie; J Logan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of trauma     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0022-5282     ISO Abbreviation:  J Trauma     Publication Date:  1981 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-07-23     Completed Date:  1981-07-23     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376373     Medline TA:  J Trauma     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  446-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Compartment Syndromes / diagnosis*
Dogs
Monitoring, Physiologic / instrumentation*

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