Alternative to traditional compression bandaging
The adjustable compression device circaid juxtacures is an effective alternative to traditional compression bandaging. Thanks to the four interlacing bands with hook and loop fasteners the donning and doffing is very fast and simple. With the help of the integrated circaid Built-In-Pressure System (BPS) the required compression range can be adjusted and measured exactly. The ability to simply readjust the compression range during the day avoids a loss of pressure and thus prevents the device from sliding down. This leads to a consistent and effective compression therapy improving decongestion of the venous oedema. Furthermore studies prove that treatment with adjustable compression devices offers faster healing rates of venous leg ulcers compared to traditional compression bandaging. (1, 2)
Additionally, circaid juxtacures offers time- and cost-savings:
- Cost reduction of wound dressings: 55.5 % (3)
- Cost reduction of compression material: 72.3 % (3)
- Reduction of nursing time: 58,7 % (3)
- Cost savings in treatment due to faster healing rates(1, 2)
Studies prove: ”adjustable compression devices represent a further advancement of compression therapy for VLUs [venous leg ulcers] treatment”.(4)
(1) Mosti G et al. Adjustable compression wrap devices are cheaper and more effective than inelastic bandages for venous leg ulcer healing. A Multicentric Italian Randomized Clinical Experience. Phlebology 2020;35(2):124-133.
(2) Stather PW et al. Review of adjustable velcro wrap devices for venous ulceration. In Wound J 2019;16(4):903-908.
(3) Elvin S. Cost efficacy of using circaid juxtacures and UCS Debridement cloths. Journal of Community Nursing 2015;29(2):62–65.
(4) Protz K et al. Comparison of handling, pressure and wearing comfort of different compression edvices for decongestion therapy. Veins and Lymphatics 2018;7:7989:137-138.
(5) O’Donnell T F et al. Management of venous leg ulcers: Clinical practice guidelinesof the Society for Vascular Surgery® and the American Venous Forum. JVS, 2014;60(2):3S - 59S.
(6) Harding K et a l. Simplifying venous leg ulcer management. Consensus recommendations. Wounds International 2015.
• Simple donning and doffing
• Customisable to the patient´s individual circumferences and shape
• Adjustable to reducing leg circumferences during decongestion
• circaid Built-In-Pressure System (BPS): adjustable, measurable and re-adjustable compression (20 - 30, 30 - 40, 40 - 50 mmHg) – 85 % of users reached the targeted compression value after first instruction (4)
• Breathe-O-Prene: breathable material with high working pressure
• Latex-free, odour-inhibiting material with anti-bacterial effect
• Re-adjustability of the individual bands avoids pressure loss and thus sliding down of the garment (1, 2) – supporting oedema reduction effectively (1)
• Can also be worn at night if required
• Suitable for washing machine and dryer
• 6 month life span
• Easy handling – time-saving and less susceptible to error (4)
• Compression – essential part of guideline-compliant treatment of venous leg ulcer (5, 6)
• Faster healing rates of venous leg ulcer (1, 2)
• Cost savings due to faster healing rates (2)
• Increased patient-concordance: 94.6 % of the users experience the wearing comfort as pleasant (4)
• Increased mobility: possibility of wearing regular footwear (4)
• Promotes self-management thanks to easy handling (2)
The compression system is designed to provide compression to the leg for patients with venous and lymphatic disorders.
1% Other Fibers
- Chronic venous insufficiency
- Varicose veins
- Post Thrombotic Syndrome
- Venous Stasis Ulcer
- Post Sclerotherapy
- Dependent oedema
- Severe Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Uncontrolled Congestive Heart Failure
- Septic Phlebitis
- Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens
- Untreated infection
- Any circumstance where increased venous and lymphatic return is undesirable
- Suspected or known untreated acute DVT
- • Mild to Moderate Peripheral Arterial Disease
- • Impaired Sensation - must be able to sense applied pressure
- • Intolerance to material(s)
- • Pediatric & assisted use - must be able to sense & communicate applied pressure
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