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Blood-flow augmentation of intermittent pneumatic compression systems used for prevention of deep vein thrombosis prior to surgery.

Authors
  • Flam, E
  • Berry, S
  • Coyle, A
  • Dardik, H
  • Raab, L
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American Journal of Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1996
Volume
171
Issue
3
Pages
312–315
Identifiers
PMID: 8615463
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The study indicates that the knee-high, foam, single-pulse IPC device produces a significantly higher venous blood-flow augmentation than the thigh-high, vinyl, sequential-pulse system.

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