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  1. fasciotomynoun

    The cutting of the fascia to relieve tension or pressure (and treat the resulting loss of circulation to an area of tissue or muscle).

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  1. Fasciotomy

    Fasciotomy or fasciectomy is a surgical procedure where the fascia is cut to relieve tension or pressure in order to treat the resulting loss of circulation to an area of tissue or muscle. Fasciotomy is a limb-saving procedure when used to treat acute compartment syndrome. It is also sometimes used to treat chronic compartment stress syndrome. The procedure has a very high rate of success, with the most common problem being accidental damage to a nearby nerve.

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  1. Fasciotomy

    Fasciotomy or fasciectomy is a surgical procedure where the fascia is cut to relieve tension or pressure commonly to treat the resulting loss of circulation to an area of tissue or muscle. Fasciotomy is a limb-saving procedure when used to treat acute compartment syndrome. It is also sometimes used to treat chronic compartment stress syndrome. The procedure has a very high rate of success, with the most common problem being accidental damage to a nearby nerve.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fasciotomy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fasciotomy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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