Case report: successful treatment of acute exertional paraspinal compartment syndrome with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

An NCAA football player developed an acute paraspinal compartment syndrome after a weight-lifting strain. The patient presented with myonecrosis (CK up to 77,400 U/L), and myoglobinuria. Treatment consisted of forced diuresis and six sessions in the hyperbaric oxygen chamber.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Karam, MD; Amendola, A; Mendoza-Lattes, S

Published Date

  • 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 /

Start / End Page

  • 188 - 190

PubMed ID

  • 21045996

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2958295

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1555-1377


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States