Preventex Anti-Aembolism Stockings, Below Knee, Small Long

Preventex Below Knee Anti-Embolism Stockings are specifically designed to reduce the risk of developing a blood clot or deep venous thrombosis caused by the slowing of the blood due to surgery or a prolonged period in bed. Anti-embolism stockings work by providing graduated compression to the leg which increases the linear velocity of venous blood flow, reduces venous wall distension and improves valvular function. It has a range of features and properties to ensure correct fitting and patient comfort: A breathable silicon band on the thigh-length stockings for comfort and to maintain correct positioning - A 2-way stretch gusset to prevent a tourniquet effect and enhance patient comfort - An inspection opening under toes to provide easy access for the clinician - Permanent size indicator sewn into the feet of both stockings for ease of identification. Different sizes available depending on ankle circumference, calf circumference and length of the leg. Preventex is composed of Polyamide and Elastane. Latex Free. Pack of 1 pair.