The purpose of this study is to look at the use of the wound vacuum assisted closure (VAC)
versus standard wet to dry dressing in treating lower leg fasciotomies.
- four compartment fasciotomies performed on one or both lower extremities
- subject and/or subject's legally authorized representative (next-of-kin) has
voluntarily signed and dated informed consent.
- inability to place wound VAC
- contraindications for wound VAC use
- pregnant females