Tag: compression

Compression stockings might not be needed to prevent blood clots after...

Compression stockings might be unnecessary to prevent blood clots in most patients undergoing non-emergency (elective) surgery, finds a clinical trial published by The BMJ...
Roshan Bootun application of compression stockings

Compression achieves short-term reduction in pain scores following venous intervention

Results of a randomised controlled trial conducted at Imperial College, London, UK, have shown that the application of compression stockings is associated with a...
Marzanna Zaleska UIP

Fluorescence lymphography proven to be suitable for measuring the efficacy of...

Indocyanine green dye (ICG) fluorescence lymphography represents a suitable method of providing information on the effectiveness of intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) during the treatment...
Sergio Gianesini graduated compression

The importance of evidence-based news in graduated compression for healthy subjects

While compression therapy is of the treatment options for patients suffering with venous insufficiency and chronic wounds, this could also present benefits for healthy...
Venous leg ulcer with Una Adderley

Choosing compression to heal venous leg ulceration

There is a robust evidence base to support the use of compression therapy for healing venous leg ulceration and for preventing ulcer recurrence. The most...
Venous News for specialists

Pressure monitoring may be required to ensure consistent compression during venous...

Compression therapy for venous ulcers requires accurate monitoring to ensure successful delivery and the desired compression dose. However, according to a study presented at...
Venous News for specialists

Isobar Compression awarded SBRI Healthcare research contract to support revolutionary technology...

Isobar Compression has been awarded a research contract from the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) for Healthcare, to assist in a feasibly study in...

A novel compression solution for chronic venous insufficiency

Compression therapy is the mainstay of treatment for the symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). CVI is treated with compression stockings or multilayer bandaging....