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Compression Stockings Summary

Description: Tight coverings for the foot and leg that are worn to aid circulation in the legs, and prevent the formation of EDEMA and DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS. PNEUMATIC COMPRESSION STOCKINGS serve a similar purpose especially for bedridden patients, and following surgery.

Also Known As: Stockings, Compression; Compression Stocking; Elastic Stocking; Stocking, Compression; Stocking, Elastic Show All >>

Networked: 606 relevant articles (73 outcomes, 94 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Compression Stockings is Relevant

  1. Venous Thrombosis (Deep-Vein Thrombosis) : 19 outcomes 22 studies in 180 results
  2. Edema : 7 outcomes 8 studies in 48 results
  3. Venous Insufficiency : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 45 results
  4. Varicose Veins (Varicose Vein) : 6 outcomes 9 studies in 31 results
  5. Thrombosis (Thrombus) : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 45 results
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Drugs Related to Compression Stockings

  1. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  2. Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin (Heparin, Low Molecular Weight)
  3. Warfarin (Coumadin)
  4. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
  5. Dextrans (Dextran)
  6. CD31 Antigens
  7. Plasminogen Activators (Plasminogen Activator)
  8. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)
  9. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
  10. Anticoagulants
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Therapies Related to Compression Stockings

  1. Sclerotherapy
  2. Early Ambulation
  3. Bandages (Bandage)
  4. Arthroplasty
  5. Catheters
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