mediven® thrombexin® 18

Anti-embolism stocking with 18 mmHg

  • Non-slip fit thanks to silicone topband
  • Breathable and particularly soft antibacterial toe

 Medical specifications

Test winner amongst anti-embolism stocking

The requirement for effective thrombosis and oedema prophylaxis is the declining pressure gradient from distal to proximal. In a comparative test (1) mediven thrombexin 18 achieved the best results in terms of biomechanical properties, such as the pressure curve. The authors emphasise that the test winner is the anti-embolism stocking from medi. Only this stocking could fulfill all test criteria.(2)

(1) Wegener U et al. Biomechanische Charakterisierung von medizinischen Thromboseprophylaxestrümpfen (MTPS). Gefäßchirurgie 2013;5(18):278–286.
(2) Kraft M. Pressemeldung Medical Data Institute GmbH 2013: Experten wollen Nutzen von Medizinischen Thromboseprophylaxestrümpfen besser erforschen. Expertengruppe „Thromboseprophylaxe“ gibt erste Testergebnisse bekannt und kündigt weitere Untersuchungen an. Published online: www.presseportal.de/pm/79730/2473640 (last accessed 11.03.2019).


Features

Product benefits

  • Anatomically knitted stocking with an exactly defined pressure gradient

  • Simple handling and time saving take the pressure off nursing staff and optimise patient care

  • Anti-bacterial toe

  • Optimum care thanks to siliconen topband with size indicator

  • Velour inner surface to avoid decubitus

  • Inspection opening on the sole of the foot for simple monitoring of circulation and to reduce the risk of slipping and falling

  • Colour coded size system for quick and simple selection of the stocking size

  • Increased compliance thanks to high elasticity and the specially soft, skin friendly and active breathing knit

  • High efficiency thanks to multiple use


How does it work?/Mode of action

Immobile patients have special requirements during the hospital stay. Due to the inactivity of the calf muscle pump the speed of venous blood return to the heart decreases. This increases the risk of thrombosis and postoperative and posttraumatic oedema formation. Standardised compression with a graduated pressure gradient affect veins and tissue. This promotes blood flow back to the heart. This can reduce postoperative and posttraumatic oedema and effictively prevent thrombosis.

Details

Standard colours


Lengths

  • Below-knee stocking
  • Upper thigh-length stocking

Material components

18% elastane, 82% polyamide


Size


Size

AD:
XS – L-X
AG:
XS – XL-X
AG with waist attachment:
S – LX

Variants

Below-knee stocking (AD)
Thigh-length stocking (AG)
Thigh-length stocking (AG) with waist attachment

Medical specifications

Indications

  • Physical thrombosis prophylaxis for immobile patients, pre-, intra- and post-operative
  • Prevention of oedema and haematoma
  • Post-partal mothers
  • Bedridden patients

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