Vascular Impulse Technology vs Elevation for Reduction of Swelling in Foot/Ankle Joint Fractures
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OrthoEvidence. Vascular Impulse Technology vs Elevation for Reduction of Swelling in Foot/Ankle Joint Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;38(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13603
Vascular impulse technology versus elevation for the reduction of swelling of lower extremity joint fractures: results of a prospective randomized controlled studyBone Joint J. 2021 Apr;103-B(4): 746-754.
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One hundred hospitalized patients with ankle/foot joint fractures scheduled for surgical intervention were randomized to receive vascular impulse technology in the form of intermittent pneumatic compression (n=50) or elevation of the affected limb (n=50) for the reduction of swelling. The primary outcome of interest was the time from hospitalization to operability. Secondary outcomes of interest i...
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