Deep venous thrombosis, post-thrombotic syndrome: Compression stockings for prevention
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Lancet. 2014 Mar 8;383(9920):880-8 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN thromboembolic disease, deep venous thrombosis, post-thrombotic syndrome The Use of
active compression stockings
As Treatment, Chronic
Is equal Than
placebo (fake compression stockings)
To modify incidence of post-thrombotic syndrome at 2 years: 14% active stockings VS 13% placebo
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 09 26;9:CD004174 Systematic Review, Cochrane Review
IN thromboembolic disease, deep venous thrombosis, post-thrombotic syndrome The Use of
compression therapy, compression stockings
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
no intervention
To reduce the incidence of post-thrombotic syndrome: RR 0.62, but no clear reduction in the incidence of severe PTS. Low-quality evidence because heterogeneity