Tag: compression

fist assist fa-1 device

Fist Assist Devices announces US distribution deal and sales launch

Fist Assist Devices has announced a two-year affiliation with Airos Medical to commercialise and launch sales of the Fist Assist FA-1 device in the...
kirill lobastov

Adjunctive compression to standard prophylaxis for postoperative VTE shows benefit in...

Among patients with a Caprini score of ≥11 who received standard prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE), adjunctive intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) resulted in a...

FDA clears Koya Medical’s Dayspring compression system for lower extremities

Koya Medical announced today that it has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its active compression therapy system Dayspring for...
Roshan Bootun application of compression stockings

COMETA trial suggests compression stockings after endothermal ablation advantageous in the...

Outcomes of the COMETA (Compression following endothermal ablation) study were published in the February edition of Annals of Surgery. The results suggest that wearing...
Fedor Lurie

Monitoring interface pressure “essential” during compression therapy, study suggests

In a study of interface pressure changes under compression bandages, Junjie Ning, Fedor Lurie (both Jobst Vascular Institute, Toledo, USA), and colleagues found that...
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Compression garments that do not compress the foot and heel area...

An off-label randomised controlled trial (RCT) has found that an investigational stocking, which has no compression in the foot or heel area, is significantly...
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Compression after radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins “adds no clinical benefit”

A randomised controlled trial has found that clinical and patient-reported outcomes following radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of varicose veins with compression are no better than...
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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....