Deep venous thrombosis, post-thrombotic syndrome: Compression stockings for prevention
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Lancet. 2013 Dec 5. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61902-9. [Epub ahead of print] 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. 2004;1:CD004174 Systematic Review, Cochrane Review
IN thromboembolic disease, deep venous thrombosis, post-thrombotic syndrome The Use of
elastic compression stockings
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
no intervention (exect anticoagulation)
To reduce the incidence and severity of post-thrombotic syndrome