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Recognizing Compartment Syndrome in Athletes | Whitepaper

September 12, 2022

The Challenge: Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome is a serious and painful injury that is often overlooked or misdiagnosed in athletes resulting in prolonged recovery, surgery, or a career-ending diagnosis. Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS) is a disorder that most orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists will likely encounter during their careers. It is a painful

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

September 7, 2022

Mavor first described chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS) in 1956 in which there was increased pressure within a specific muscle compartment of the leg, which causes pressure on vessels and nerves causing the symptoms. Abstract Increased tissue pressure within a fascial compartment may be the result of any increase in volume within its contents or

Patient Profile | Maddie CECS C2Dx

August 8, 2022

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome in Athletes: A Long Road to Diagnosis Case History Female collegiate soccer player, Maddie Fouts discovers that what she thought was years of recurring shin splints is actually Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS). The delayed diagnosis cost her years of additional pain and anxiety.

Patient Profile | Lacey CECS C2Dx

August 8, 2022

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome: More than Shin Splints Case History State champion, female high school gymnast, Lacey Scheid was diagnosed with Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS). For months, her trainer and doctors treated her condition as shin splints, reducing her training and recommending that she wear a walking boot. The delayed diagnosis resulted in lost

Kevin McLeod

2021 Newsmaker: Kevin McLeod

January 21, 2022

Kalamazoo-based medical device startup C2Dx was founded by Kevin McLeod and Ann Arbor-based growth capital firm Plymouth Growth in 2019 to invest in and refine the delivery of “valuable niche products” to propel its growth. And that’s exactly what happened in 2021. C2Dx’s second product acquisition occurred early last year when it purchased Stryker’s T/Pump

A Missed Bilateral, Acute Anterior Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Leg

January 15, 2022

A rare case of bilateral, acute exertional compartment syndrome due to vigorous exercise highlights the importance of appropriate early suspicion and treatment. Abstract This case presents a bilateral, acute anterior exertional compartment syndrome of the leg and highlights the importance of high clinical suspicion and early treatment. Compartment syndrome can progress rapidly and urgently; therefore,

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