Listen to our episode on compartment syndrome of the leg as Dr. Earhart  gives us an excellent overview! 

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Dr. Earhart is a trauma orthopaedic specialist. He went to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and McGaw Medical Center at NorthWestern University Feinberg School of Medicine for Orthopaedic surgery residency. For fellowship he completed his orthopaedic trauma surgery at MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland Ohio.  

Goal of this episode: To understand the basics and treatment of leg compartment syndrome.

In this episode we go over:

- Pathophysiology

- Physical Exam

- Workup

- Treatment options

- Surgical technques 

This episode is sponsored by CompHealth:

CompHealth is the first and currently the nation’s largest locum tenens staffing agency offering jobs and career resources in more than 100 physician specialties. CompHealth also provides permanent physician placement and both temporary and permanent allied healthcare staffing