T.E.D.™ Closed Toe Anti-Embolism Stockings - Thigh Length (White Only)

Vendor: Medtronic
T.E.D.™ Closed Toe Anti-Embolism Stockings - Thigh Length (White Only) T.E.D. anti-embolism stockings are prescribed for the recuperating patient to avoid the danger of thromboembolic disease (blood clots which frequently...

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T.E.D.™ Closed Toe Anti-Embolism Stockings - Thigh Length (White Only)

T.E.D. anti-embolism stockings are prescribed for the recuperating patient to avoid the danger of thromboembolic disease (blood clots which frequently form in the leg and break free to travel to the lungs to occlude the pulmonary arteries.) The probability of fatal pulmonary embolism can be lessened through the use of T.E.D. stockings. he risk of DVT can extend up to 6 weeks later hospitalization. T.E.D. anti-embolism stockings are the only anti-embolism stockings clinically proven to prevent VTE in over 20,000 patients studied.

  • Thigh Length (White Only)
  • Suitable for Thigh Circumference of < 25"
  • Clinically proven to reduce Thromboembolic Disease
  • Designed for the recuperating patient
  • Graduated compression pattern
  • Closed toe for patient comfort
  • Available in white, beige and black colors for knee length stockings
  • Available in white while only for thigh length stockings
  • Sold by pair of 2

Fitting Thigh Length:

1. Measure upper thigh circumference at the buttock fold. When thigh circumference measures greater than 25 inches, select knee length style.

2. Measure calf circumference at greatest portion to determine size.

3. Measure distance from buttock fold to base of heel to determine length. (If possible, measure length in standing position.)

Clinically-Proven Pressure Pattern:

Upper Thigh, 8mmHg

Lower Thigh, 10mmHg

Popliteal, 8mmHg

Calf, 14mmHg

Ankle, 18mmHg

Manufacturer Recommendations:

Stockings may not be recommended for patients with the follow:

1. Any leg condition in which stockings would interfere, such as:

  • Dermatitis (skin problems)
  • Gangrene
  • Vein ligation (recent leg surgery)
  • Recent skin graft

2. Severe vascular diseases, such as arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) that cause poor circulation to the leg.

3. Massive edema (swelling) of the legs, or pulmonary edema (luid in the lungs) from congestive heart failure.

4. Extreme deformity of the leg.

5. For thigh length stockings, patients with a circumference greater than 25 inches at the gluteal furrow.

Precautions:

Proper sizing and application must be assured.

IMPORTANT: These stockings are only to be worn on your doctor’s advice and during the time period recommended.

For Home Use:

The risk of DVT can extend up to 6 weeks after hospitalization. Therefore, T.E.D anti-embolism stockings in closed-toe style can be ordered in Knee Length (white, beige, black) or Thigh Length (white only) for the recuperating patients.

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