In the absence of reliable evidence, it is the opinion of the work group that serum biomarkers do not provide useful information to guide decision making when considering fasciotomy for a presumed late-presentation or missed acute compartment syndrome.

Management of Acute Compartment Syndrome
This guideline was produced in collaboration with METRC, with funding provided by the US Department of Defense. Endorsed by: ACS and AOFAS
Consensus CONSENSUS
Rationale
All information available and consideration of the risk of a potentially late fasciotomy should be considered.