The Hip

5. Escharotomy

CPT Daniel J. Stinner, M.D.   I. Introduction (see figure 3)             A. Typically performed at bedside under sterile condition with IV sedation using electrocautery             B. Can also be performed in operating room if immediate access available             C. Electrocautery has added benefit of haemostatic control, but if unavailable, scalpel can be used             D. General … Read more