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Altiven Made to Measure Armsleeves

Altiven Made to Measure Armsleeves

Urgo Medical

Description

Made-to-measure 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 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 (12–16mmHg), class 1 (18–21mmHg) and class 2 (23–32mmHg).

Colours: Soft beige and black.

Styles: Wrist; Wrist with Grip Top; Mitten; Mitten with Grip Top

Price

Price per piece:
Axilla - Wrist (elbow pocket option): £14.91 (low compression and class 1); £16.01 (class 2)
Axilla - Wrist with Grip Top (elbow pocket option): £19.87 (low compression and class 1); £20.98 (class 2)
Axilla - Mitten (elbow pocket option): £27.05 (low compression and class 1); £28.16 (class 3)
Axilla - Mitten with Grip Top (elbow pocket option): £32.02 (low compression and class 1); £33.12 (class 3)

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