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    Thanks everyone! I really appreciate the...

    Thanks everyone! I really appreciate the encouragement and support. Long, long road ahead but there is no doubt in my mind I will be back out there again. Given how close I came to losing a leg, 3...
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    Surgeon was also surprised the pressures went...

    Surgeon was also surprised the pressures went down and stabilized so quickly. There is a very good chance I might not need skin grafts. The pain level is still really high - more than I expected it...
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    Thanks for the encouragement! I am definitely...

    Thanks for the encouragement!

    I am definitely staying positive. The alternative is drunken depression, which I have gone through with other injuries. Being older and having experience with prior...
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    Hanging in there brother. They closed the...

    Hanging in there brother. They closed the fasciotomy and I am out of the hospital. Sounds like I get to start using the leg and learning how to walk in about 3 months. Things are definitely looking...
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    Thank you. I will look it up when I get home....

    Thank you. I will look it up when I get home. Sounds interesting and there really isn't a whole lot of info on CS that I can find.
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    Thank you sir. I appreciate the information and...

    Thank you sir. I appreciate the information and words of support. It seems like I find out about another injury everytime a surgeon comes in to check on me. I am really ready to get out of this...
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    That all makes sense. I have a fractured patella...

    That all makes sense. I have a fractured patella but don't know if it was dislocated. This is what it looked like about an hour after the accident when we were driving to the hospital. Not sure if...
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    Thanks Old Goat. I think I must have a different...

    Thanks Old Goat. I think I must have a different faciotomy than what you are talking about. Mine are one long cut from right below the knee to above the ankle on both sides and the muscles came out...
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    Yup, definitely on lots of drugs. Thanks for the...

    Yup, definitely on lots of drugs. Thanks for the correction.
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    Thanks brother! That is awesome. I have been...

    Thanks brother! That is awesome. I have been looking but there doesn't seem to be much out there about this specific injury/syndrome.
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    Thanks. I had severe compartment syndrome in the...

    Thanks. I had severe compartment syndrome in the lower leg and they said they had to do the emergency fasciotomy to "save the leg". Along with rebuilding the knee, I had plates and screws put in. Not...
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    Fasciotomy Anyone

    Took a bad crash and currently in the hospital. Not totally sure what the extent of the damage is but I know I have a broken tub/fib, reconstructed knee and had an emergency fasciotomy. I have broken...
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