Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices

Instruments that generate intermittent forces, uniformed or graduated, to facilitate the emptying of VEINS. These devices are used to reduce limb EDEMA and prevent venous THROMBOEMBOLISM, such as deep vein thrombosis in the legs.
Also Known As:
Pneumatic Compression Hose; Pneumatic Hose; Pneumatic Intermittent Impulse Device; Compression Hose, Pneumatic; Compression Stocking, Pneumatic; Compression Stockings, Pneumatic; Hose, Pneumatic; Hose, Pneumatic Compression; Stocking, Pneumatic Compression; Stockings, Pneumatic Compression; Compression Devices, Intermittent Pneumatic; Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Device; Pneumatic Compression Stocking; Pneumatic Compression Stockings
Networked: 84 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 7 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Therapy Context: Research Results


1. Epstein, Nancy E: 4 articles (08/2011 - 10/2005)
2. Desai, Sanjay: 3 articles (11/2021 - 01/2019)
3. Mitra, Amit: 3 articles (11/2021 - 01/2019)
4. Akamine, Akihiko: 2 articles (08/2022 - 01/2020)
5. Sakai, Kenta: 2 articles (08/2022 - 01/2020)
6. Takahira, Naonobu: 2 articles (08/2022 - 01/2020)
7. Tsuda, Kouji: 2 articles (08/2022 - 01/2020)
8. Schwarzkopf, Ran: 2 articles (07/2022 - 04/2018)
9. Singh, Tej M: 2 articles (03/2019 - 01/2019)
10. Olszewski, Waldemar L: 2 articles (01/2019 - 12/2013)

Related Diseases

1. Pulmonary Embolism
01/01/1996 - "The efficacy of pneumatic compression stockings in the prevention of pulmonary embolism after cardiac surgery."
02/01/2006 - "Efficacy of pneumatic compression stocking prophylaxis in the prevention of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following 139 lumbar laminectomies with instrumented fusions."
11/15/2005 - "Intermittent pneumatic compression stockings (IPC) alone were prospectively used to avoid deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in 100 consecutive patients undergoing single-level anterior corpectomy/fusion (ACF) and in 100 patients having multilevel ACF/posterior fusion. "
02/01/2007 - "For VTE, there is moderate evidence, defined as at least one positive RCT, indicating that low-molecular-weight heparin is more effective than low-dose unfractionated heparin in preventing VTE, low-molecular-weight heparin is as effective and safe as unfractionated heparin for the prevention of pulmonary thromboembolism, low-molecular-weight heparin combined with compression stockings is more effective than compression stockings alone for the prevention of VTE and intermittent pneumatic compression devices are as effective as low-molecular-weight heparin for the prevention of VTE. "
10/01/2005 - "Prophylaxis against DVT/pulmonary embolism (PE) is a critical issue, and options include elastic stockings, intermittent pneumatic compression stockings, low-dose unfractionated heparin (5000 U every 8-12 hours), and low molecular-weight heparin (ie, enoxaparin and dalteparin). "
2. Venous Thrombosis (Deep-Vein Thrombosis)
3. Venous Thromboembolism
4. Thromboembolism
5. Hemorrhage

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin (Heparin, Low Molecular Weight)
2. Heparin (Liquaemin)
3. Warfarin (Coumadin)
4. Dihydroergotamine (Agit)
5. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
6. Anticoagulants
7. Dalteparin (Dalteparin Sodium)
8. Enoxaparin (Lovenox)
9. Vitamin K
10. Fondaparinux (Arixtra)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Arthroplasty
2. Compression Stockings
3. Laminectomy
4. Hip Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Hip Replacement)
5. Knee Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Knee Replacement)