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Uniform (Even) Pressure
Custom compression garments designed for severe injuries resulting from burns and postsurgical complications help to control hypertrophic scarring, burn contracture and keloids. Also, they help return the affected area to its pre-trauma size. These garments are designed to exert uniform (even) pressure from the distal end to the proximal end.
Benefits to the Patient
Gottfried brand custom compression garments for hypertrophic scars, burn contractures, keloid and other postsurgical complications are manufactured for an anatomically exact fit. Because they are custom made they can increase compliance as a result of options and extras that ease donning, doffing and reducing the discomfort associated with normal wear. Numerous options are available and special requirements are easily accommodated.
Why a Prescription is Required
Custom compression garments for the treatment of severe injuries resulting from burns and postsurgical complications from Gottfried Medical are designed to provide significantly higher compression than is found in common OTC retail products. As a result, they are not available without a prescription.
Gottfried Medical custom compression therapy garment types intended for the treatment of severe injuries resulting from burns and postsurgical complications are shown below. Every patient is unique, and every custom compression therapy garment we make is just as special. Fulfilling your patient's individual requirements is exactly what we do at Gottfried Medical, Inc.
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Indications & Contraindications
|20 - 30||Arterial insufficiency with venous insufficiency. Burns — prevention of hypertrophic scars.|
|30 - 40||Varicose veins (mild), assist fluid return, leg fatigue, stasis dermatitis, postphlebitic syndrome, postsurgical stripping or sclerosing, varicose veins (moderate), postfracture edema, prophylactic treatment of edema and phlebitis.|
|40 - 50||Lymphedema (moderate), chronic venous insufficiency, stasis dermatitis (severe), lymphedema (severe), chronic venous insufficiency (severe), orthostatic hypotension (moderate).|
|50 - 60||Orthostatic hypotension (severe), postthrombosis (severe), intractable edema.|
|Non-ambulatory use, severe arterial insufficiency, cutaneous infection, acute hypodermatitis, wet dermatoses.|
Compression garments designed for venous insufficiency mimic the action of healthy veins. They assist weak or damaged veins in the movement of blood to reduce or prevent swollen limbs associated discomfort and improve circulation. (more…)
Compression garments designed for lymphedema are similar to those for venous insufficiency, assisting weak or damaged valves in the lymphatic "vein-like" capillaries in the movement of lymph into the veins, to reduce or prevent swollen limbs associated discomfort. (more…)
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