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A clinical comparison of pneumatic compression devices: The basis for selection
Proctor et al (2001). Journal of Vascular Surgery; 34(3): 459-464
Randomised clinical trial of intermittent pneumatic compression and low molecular weight heparin in trauma
Ginzburg E, Cohn S, Lopez J et al (2003). British Journal of Surgery; 90: 1338-1344
A comparison of intermittent pneumatic calf compression and enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis in total hip replacement
Stone et al (1996). International Orthopaedics; 20: 367-369

Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices: ECRI Evaluation Update 2009
ECRI (2009) Intermittent pneumatic compression therapy. Health Devices, April 2009:120-123.
The fibrinolytic effects of intermittent pneumatic compression. Mechanism of enhanced fibrinolysis.
Comerota AJ et al (1997). Annals of Surgery; 226(3): 306-314
The influence of inflation rate on the hematologic and hemodynamic effects of intermittent pneumatic calf compression for deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis
Morris RJ, Giddings JC, Ralis HM et al (2006). Journal of Vascular Surgery 44: 1039-45.
A prospective study on intermittent pneumatic compression in the prevention of deep vein thrombosis in patients undergoing total hip or total knee replacement
Pidala M et al (1992). Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics; 175: 47-51
Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty with Epidural Analgesia
Brooks PJ, Keramati M, Wickline A (2007). Journal of Arthroplasty; 22(5): 641-643
Venous hemodynamic characteristics of pneumatic compression devices
Proctor MC et al (2001). Journal of Vascular Technology; 25(3): 141-145
A randomised trial to evaluate compliance in terms of patient comfort and satisfaction of two pneumatic compression devices
Pagella P, Cipolle M, Sacco e et al (2007). Orthopedic Nursing; 26(3): 169-174

Kamran SI, et al: Pneumatic Sequential Compression Reduces the Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Stroke Patients. Neurology, 1998.

Flam E, et al: Blood-Flow Augmentation of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Systems Used for the Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis Prior to Surgery, The American Journal of Surgery, March 1996.

Fedullo P, et al: “Comparison of Thigh- & Calf-Length Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices for Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis in Trauma Patients,”   Presented at the annual meeting of The American Thoracic Society, May 1994.

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