Current prescribing patterns of elastic compression stockings

Current prescribing patterns of elastic compression stockings post-deep venous thrombosis. Roche-Nagle G, Ward F, Barry M. Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland. grnagle@rcsi.ie OBJECTIVES: Post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) is a complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) characterized by chronic pain, swelling and heaviness, and may result in ulceration. Elastic [...]

Elastic compression stockings for prevention of deep vein thrombosis

Sachdeva A, Dalton M, Amaragiri SV, Lees T. Newcastle Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, UK, NE1 7RU. BACKGROUND: One of the settings where deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the lower limb and pelvic veins occurs is in hospital with prolonged immobilisation of patients for various surgical and [...]

Thigh-Length Versus Below-Knee Stockings for Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis After Stroke: A Randomized Trial

Ann Intern Med. 2010 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print] Thigh-Length Versus Below-Knee Stockings for Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis After Stroke: A Randomized Trial. The CLOTS (Clots in Legs Or sTockings after Stroke) Trial Collaboration. University of Edinburgh Western General Hospital, University of Edinburgh Medical School, and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Borders General [...]