Bariatric VTE prevention
VTE prevention that’s comfortable, convenient and clinically effective
Risks of VTE and obesity
Obesity is associated with a high risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) – a leading cause of hospital morbidity and mortality for plus size patients.¹
Flowtron® Active Compression System delivers intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) a simple, easy-to-use method of circulating blood in the deep veins of the legs, reducing venous stasis and helping to prevent the formation of DVT.
¹ Paul D. Stein, Afzal Beemath, MD, Ronald E. Olson, PhD (2005) Obesity as a risk factor in venous thromboembolism, American Journal of Medicine, Vol. 118, Issue 9.
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