​​​​​​​​​​Nearly two thirds of all VTE events result from hospitalization, and approximately 300,000 of these patients die.

Pulmonary embolism is the third most common cause of hospital-related death and the most common preventable cause of hospital-related death.2,3

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Portable IPC Device

Bracing

for the prevention of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

to protect against re-injury

What is DVT?

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that forms in the deep veins, usually in the legs. 

Why is DVT prevention important?

DVT affects 2 million Americans each year, resulting in 300,000 deaths annually. 
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1. Heit JA, O'Fallon WM, Petterson TM, et al: Relative impact of risk factors for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: A population-based study. Arch Intern Med 2002;162(11):1245-1248.
2. Lindblad B, Eriksson A, Bergqvist D: Autopsy-verified pulmonary embolism in a surgical department: Analysis of the period from 1951 to 1988. Br J Surg1991;78(7):849-852.
3. Sandler DA, Martin JF: Autopsy proven pulmonary embolism in hospital patients: Are we detecting enough deep vein thrombosis? J R Soc Med 1989;82(4):203-205.