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How Complicated a Complicated Case Can Become?

2017-03

Mirela Tiglis, Liliana Elena Mirea, Raluca Ungureanu, Ioana Cristina Grintescu, Tiberiu Paul Neagu, Ioana Marina Grintescu

The incidence of work related injuries is high worldwide. More than 300 million accidents happen during work and are responsible for almost 2 millions of deaths. The incidence of crush syndrome is 2-15% in all trauma patients and frequently can determine trauma-related amputations, especially if the lower limb is involved and the main mechanism is crushing. Crush syndrome is the systemic manifestation of rhabdomyolysis due to muscles reperfusion injury that happened when the compressive forces on the tissues are released, being of-ten related with occupational accidents[1]. [...]

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