TITLE

Intermittent compression units for severe post-phlebitic syndrome: a randomized crossover study

AUTHOR(S)
Ginsberg, Jeffrey S.; Magier, Debbie; Mackinnon, Betsy; Gent, Michael; Hirsh, Jack
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/04/99, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p1303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how severe post-phlebitic syndrome may be associated with persistent, intractable pain and swelling that interfere with work and leisure activities. Study to determine if intermittent compression therapy with an extremity pump benefits patients with this condition and, if so, whether the benefit is sustained; Methods; Results; Interpretation.
ACCESSION #
1837492

 

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