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Limb circumference and volume with and without compression stockings after minor knee arthroscopy


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Impact of compression stockings on leg swelling after arthroscopy - a prospective randomised pilot study

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Apr 9;20(1):161. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2540-1

Contributing Authors: P Kreuz TS Tischer S Oye R Lenz W Mittelmeier R Bader T Tischer

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Synopsis

27 patients scheduled for minor knee arthroscopy were randomized postoperatively to either compressive stocking use for 10 days or no compressive stocking use. The primary purpose of this study was to examine limb circumference and limb volume after 4 and 10 days postoperatively. Significant differences in favour of the compressive stocking group for percent change in limb circumference were obser...

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