Investigation of Blood Flow During Intermittent Pneumatic Compression and Proposal of a New Compression Protocol.

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INTRODUCTION Intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) is now a widely used therapy for the prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. In general, the IPC sequence is composed of sequential compression and simultaneous deflation. Typically, veins are considered to be squeezed and emptied during the compression phase and to be refilled during… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1076029616683044

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