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Chronic compartment syndrome affecting the lower limb: MIBI perfusion imaging as an alternative to pressure monitoring: two case reports.
  1. S Owens,
  2. P Edwards,
  3. K Miles,
  4. J Jenner,
  5. M Allen
  1. Peter Wilson Sports Injury Clinic, Addenbrooke's NHS Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom.


    Intracompartmental pressure monitoring remains the primary method of diagnosing chronic compartment syndrome. MIBI perfusion imaging is widely available and offers a radionuclear imaging technique for diagnosing this condition. Although the results are not identical with those from pressure monitoring, MIBI may offer a useful screening test for this condition.

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