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Thigh compression after great saphenous surgery is more effective with high pressure.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
International angiology : a journal of the International Union of Angiology
Publication Date
Volume
28
Issue
4
Pages
274–280
Identifiers
PMID: 19648870
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The best results with respect to the reduction of pain and hematoma were obtained when eccentric compression pads were taped to the skin of the thigh and a compression stocking was worn on top. A possible explanation for these observations is the very high local pressures under the eccentric device.

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