Posts Tagged ‘Compartment Syndrome’

Compartment Syndrome

“He saved my only leg!”

Having a rather unusual medical history, with a tendency to swell a great deal, Dr. Leon Root noted how swollen and hard my calf was (Dr. Joseph Lane amputated my right leg a year ago/infection) Dr. Root ordered an Ultrasound and MRI to rule out DVT and infection.

My leg continued to swell, and Dr. David Helfet had looked at my leg, immediately rushed me to the OR and did a 4 compartment release saving my only leg!

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Compartment Syndrome - Herve Duteil

“Expertise and care beyond imagination.”

Accidents can be a blessing if all we go through is mostly fear, spared from pain and long-term physical damages; and surely, for those of us who required orthopedic surgery, how blessed have we been to receive our medical care at HSS! The level of expertise and care is beyond imagination.

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Our Patients

  • “Most definitely worth traveling across the country!”

    ~ H. Hope Hamill

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  • “I told Dr. Helfet that he’s my hero. Without him, I would never have had the life I am living.”

    ~ Maxime Heinsbroek

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  • “I thank the doctors at NYP/HSS for giving me my life back.”

    ~ Caitlyn Kearns

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  • “I was comforted and reassured that I was in good hands now and on the road to recovery.”

    ~ Lana

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  • “Dr. Helfet saved my leg. I was told I could never walk again. He is the best in the whole world.”

    ~ Patricia Valero

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  • “The level of expertise and care is beyond imagination. Dr. Helfet is an artist.”

    ~ Herve Duteil

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  • “We could not have wished for a better outcome given a very severe and untimely injury.”

    ~ James DeSousa

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