Effect of lightweight compression stockings on venous haemodynamics.

  title={Effect of lightweight compression stockings on venous haemodynamics.},
  author={Veronica Ibegbuna and Konstantinos T. Delis and Andrew Nicolaides},
  journal={International angiology : a journal of the International Union of Angiology},
  volume={16 3},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of lightweight graduated elastic stockings on venous haemodynamics. DESIGN The amount of reflux and function of the calf muscle pump were evaluated before and after the application of lightweight graduated compression stockings using air-plethysmography. Each patient acted as his own control and the Wilcoxon rank sum test was used. SETTING Vascular laboratory of a teaching hospital. SUBJECTS 19 female patients (20 limbs) with moderate varicose veins… CONTINUE READING
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