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Altiform British Standard Made To Measure Compression Hosiery

Altiform British Standard Made To Measure Compression Hosiery

Urgo Medical

Description

Made-to-measure British Standard compression hosiery.

Indications

Class 1 (light support): superficial or early varices; varicosis during pregnancy; swollen or aching legs and ankles.

Class 2 (medium support): varices of medium severity; treatment of venous leg ulcers and prevention of recurrence; mild oedema; varicosis during pregnancy.

Class 3 (strong support): gross varices; post-thrombotic venous insufficiency; gross oedema; treatment of venous leg ulcers and prevention of recurrence.

Contraindications

Arterial insufficiency; congestive heart disease; diabetes (except under specialist supervision); rheumatoid arthritis; known sensitivity to the fabric.

Sizes Available

Class 1 (14–17mmHg):

Thigh length and below knee

Open and closed toe

Colour: soft beige and black

 

Class 2 (18–24mmHg):

Thigh length and below knee

Open and closed toe

Colour: soft beige and black

 

Class 3 (25–35mmHg): 

Thigh length and below knee

Open and closed toe

Colour: soft beige and black

Price

Classes 1, 2 and 3: thigh length (pair) £44.80; below knee (pair) £28.02

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