Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)

Analysis of Compression for Venous Ulcers in Subjects with CVI and Secondary Lymphedema

Center for Curative and Palliative Wound Care

When compared to subjects treated with standard care, the group treated with IPC reported less pain at each evaltuation point for the first 6 weeks of the trial… During the first 8 weeks, the IPC- treated group had an 8.9% mean decrease in leg edema…Abstract

Effect of IPC in Patients with Arterial Claudication

Annals of Surgery

Perioperative mortality, graft failure, and angioplasty limitations militate against intervention for claudication. With the exception of exercise programs, conservative treatments yield modest results…Read Full Article

Practices for the Prevention and Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers

Ostomy Wound Management

Managing venous leg ulcers involves treating the cause, optimizing local wound care, and addressing patient- centered concerns… The most important aspect of treatment is resolving edema through high compression therapy for…Read Full Article

Intermittent Compression for Nonhealing Wounds and Limb Ischemia

International Angiology

Patients with critical limb ishemia and nonhealing wounds at high risk of amputation can achieve complete wound healing and limb preservation by using an intermittent pneumatic compression device…Read Full Article

Improvement in Intermittent Claudication due to Superficial Femoral Artery Occlusion

Ealing Hospital and Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine

… to compare the effect of unsupervised exercise, supervised exercise and intermittent pneumatic foot and calf compression (IPC) on the claudication distance, lower limb arterial haemodynamics and quality of life of patients with intermittent claudication…Read Full Article

Evaluation of HPIPC for Treatment of Patients with PAOD

Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD et al.

PAOD, PVD, PAD includes all diseases caused by the obstruction of large arteries in the arms and legs… Increased production of nitrious oxide and prostacyclin as a result of increased shear stress caused by mechanical stimulation…Read Full Article

Compression Therapy for Venous Disorders and Venous Ulceration

American Venous Forum

Based on experimental information, the ideal pressure for leg compression is likely 35- 40 mmHg. Studies have demonstrated that in patients with severe chronic venous insufficiency, inelastic compression decreases venous reflux and decreases the venous pressure when…Read Full Article

Compression Increases Walking Distance in Patients with Intermittent Claudication

Journal of Vascular Surgery

… IPCFC improves walking distance in patients with stable intermittent claudication. A significant increase in ICD and ACD was seen at 4 and 6 months of treatments… The combination of IPCFC with other treatment such as risk- factor modification and daily…Read Full Article