Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial to Analyze the Effects of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression on Edema Following Autologous Femoropopliteal Bypass Surgery

Abstract

Patients who undergo autologous femoropopliteal bypass surgery develop postoperative edema in the revascularized leg. The effects of intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) to treat and to prevent postreconstructive edema were examined in this study. In a prospective randomized trial, patients were assigned to one of two groups. All patients suffered from… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-010-0858-9

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@inproceedings{Slaa2010ProspectiveRC, title={Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial to Analyze the Effects of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression on Edema Following Autologous Femoropopliteal Bypass Surgery}, author={Alexander te Slaa and Dennis E. J. G. J. Dolmans and Gwan H. Ho and Paul G. H. Mulder and Jan C van der Waal and Hans G. W. de Groot and Lijckle van der Laan}, booktitle={World Journal of Surgery}, year={2010} }