[Combined compression and electric stimulation therapy].

  title={[Combined compression and electric stimulation therapy].},
  author={C D Kopetzky},
  journal={Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={144 10-11},
  • C D Kopetzky
  • Published 1994 in Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift
The use of compression- or Neuromuscular electrostimulation therapy (NMES) for the treatment of venous and lymphatic disorders has been known for a long time. Furthermore, NMES is being used for the treatment of arterial circulatory disorders as well as for neuromuscular lesions. More and more often, external pneumatic intermittent compression therapy is being used for the prophylaxis of postoperative thromboembolic complications. If both methods are used simultaneously, a synergic effect is… CONTINUE READING

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