Which leg immobilized patient gains the most from Intermittent Pneumatic Compression in DVT-prevention?

Background and method. Following Achilles tendon rupture (ATR)-surgery, patients using intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) of the calf, compared to a plaster casted control-group (CTRL), exhibit reduced risk of deep venous thrombosis (DVT). Based on data from a randomized controlled trial (RCT), we investigated which dichotomized subgroups (based on age, sex, BMI and time to surgery … Continued