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Altiven Armsleeves

Altiven Armsleeves

Urgo Medical

Description

Stretchy, smooth, soft and lightweight armsleeves for lymphoedema. Provide graduated compression along the entire arm. Latex-free.

Indications

Low compression (12–16mmHg): early-onset and mild lymphoedema with minimal or no shape distortion; stable condition; elderly/arthritic patients; pressure-sensitive patients; night maintenance; ISL stage I–II prevention.

Class 1 (18–21mmHg): mild lymphoedema with minimal shape distortion; stable condition; long-term maintenance; ISL stage I–II.

Class 2 (23–32mmHg): mild to moderate lymphoedema with minimal shape distortion; long-term maintenance; ISL stage II.

Contraindications

Peripheral vascular disease confirmed with an ABPI reading of <0.8; acute or unstable heart failure; ischaemic heart disease/coronary artery disease; untreated cellulitis or phlebitis of the lower limb. Use with caution in patients with diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis.

Sizes Available

Available in: low compression, class 1 and class 2.

Five sizes: I, II, III, IV, V.

Colours: soft beige and black.

Styles: Wrist; Wrist with Grip Top; Mitten; Mitten with Grip Top; Wrist with Elbow Pocket; Wrist with Grip Top and Elbow Pocket; Mitten with Elbow Pocket; Mitten with Grip Top and Elbow Pocket

Price

Class 1 (18–21mmHg)

Price per piece:
Axilla - Wrist: £11.76
Axilla - Wrist with Grip Top: £15.69
Axilla - Mitten: £21.34
Axilla - Mitten with Grip Top: £25.25
Axilla - Wrist with Elbow Pocket: £11.76
Axilla - Wrist with Grip Top and Elbow Pocket: £15.69
Axilla - Mitten with Elbow Pocket: £21.34
Axilla - Mitten with Grip Top and Elbow Pocket: £25.25


Class 2 (23–32mmHg) 

Price per piece:
Axilla - Wrist: £12.63
Axilla - Wrist with Grip Top: £16.55
Axilla - Mitten: £22.20
Axilla - Mitten with Grip Top: £26.13
Axilla - Wrist with Elbow Pocket: £12.63
Axilla - Wrist with Grip Top and Elbow Pocket: £16.55
Axilla - Mitten with Elbow Pocket: £22.20
Axilla - Mitten with Grip Top and Elbow Pocket: £26.13

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