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Product Details

Size: Small, 20-22cm
Pcs/Unit:5
Units/Ctn: 30
Thrombexin® 18 stockings are two-way stretch clinical compression stockings proven to help prevent the formation of a blood clot including reduction of deep vein thrombosis. The two-way stretch allows varying leg lengths and widths thus being easily adaptable to any patient's needs.

Product Features

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High breathability

High evaporating heat transfer and moisture absorbance for a pleasant wearing comfort, independently proven by Hohenstein Institute

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Size indicator

Colour-coded size system for quick and simple selection of the stocking size

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Secure and intelligent fit

Specially developed slip-proof silicone topband reduces risk of roll down and provides information on the correct fit at a glance

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Colour-marked heel

Colour marking at the heel for easy and correct positioning

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Inspection opening

Inspection opening on the sole of the foot allows staff to check
the circulation and reduces the risk of falling

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Scientifically proven test winner

Thrombexin® 18 achieved the best results for biomechanical properties including the pressure gradient: The authors emphasize that only thrombexin 18 was able to fullfill all requirements of the test*

*Wegener U et al. Biomechanische Charakterisierung von medizinischen Thromboseprophylaxestrümpfen (MTPS). Gefäßchirurgie 2013;5(18):278-286).

Suitable For

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    Physical thrombosis prophylaxis in immobile patients pre-, intra- and post-operative
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    Prevention and therapy of post-operative and post-traumatic oedema
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    Hospitals & medical

Instructions

  1. Select the correct size based on the ankle size. For the knee stocking, the measurement of the calf circumference (cC) confirms the correct size.
  2. Insert foot first into the stocking positioning the toes correctly first and then inserting the rest of the foot into the stocking.
  3. Periodically check the bottom of foot through the inspection window and if any change is noticed or pain / discomfort / numbness felt.

Warnings

To be worn under doctor’s advice and during a recommended time period.

Indications

  • Physical thrombosis prophylaxis in immobile patients – pre-, intra- and post-operative
  • Prevention and therapy of post-operative and post-traumatic oedema

Contraindications

  • Advanced peripheral arterial occlusive disease (if one of these parameters is present: ABPI < 0.5, ankle arterial pressure < 60 mmHg, toe pressure < 30 mmHg or TcPO2 < 20 mmHg on dorsum of foot)
  • Decompensated heart failure (NYHA III + IV)
  • Septic thrombophlebitis
  • Phlegmasia cerulea dolens
  • Massive leg oedema

Take especial care if the patient has:

  • Severe weeping dermatosis
  • Intolerance to compressive material
  • Severe paraesthesia in the limbs
  • Advanced peripheral neuropathy (e.g. in diabetes mellitus)
  • Primary chronic polyarthritis

Selected SKU:

0028062002

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