Juxtacures ulcer recovery system

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  • Easy donning and doffing
  • Adjustable, measurable compression
  • Pleasant wearing comfort

Description

The adjustable compression device circaid juxtacures is an effective alternative to traditional compression bandaging. Thanks to the four interlacing bands with hook and loop fasteners the donning and doffing is very fast and simple. With the help of the integrated circaid Built-In-Pressure System (BPS) the required compression range can be adjusted and measured exactly. The ability to simply readjust the compression range during the day avoids a loss of pressure and thus prevents the device from sliding down. This leads to a consistent and effective compression therapy improving decongestion of the venous oedema. Furthermore studies prove that treatment with adjustable compression devices offers faster healing rates of venous leg ulcers compared to traditional compression bandaging. (1, 2)

Additionally, circaid juxtacures offers time- and cost-savings:

  • Cost reduction of wound dressings: 55.5 % (3)
  • Cost reduction of compression material: 72.3 % (3)
  • Reduction of nursing time: 58,7 % (3)
  • Cost savings in treatment due to faster healing rates(1, 2)

Studies prove: ”adjustable compression devices represent a further advancement of compression therapy for VLUs [venous leg ulcers] treatment”.(4)

Product features

  • Simple donning and doffing
  • Customisable to the patient´s individual circumferences and shape
  • Adjustable to reducing leg circumferences during decongestion
  • circaid Built-In-Pressure System (BPS): adjustable, measurable and re-adjustable compression (20 - 30, 30 - 40, 40 - 50 mmHg) – 85 % of users reached the targeted compression value after first instruction (4)
  • Breathe-O-Prene: breathable material with high working pressure
  • Latex-free, odour-inhibiting material with anti-bacterial effect
  • Re-adjustability of the individual bands avoids pressure loss and thus sliding down of the garment (1, 2) –supporting oedema reduction effectively (1)
  • Can also be worn at night if required
  • Suitable for washing machine and dryer
  • 6 month life span

Details

  • Easy handling – time-saving and less susceptible to error (4)
  • Compression – essential part of guideline-compliant treatment of venous leg ulcer (5, 6)
  • Faster healing rates of venous leg ulcer (1, 2)
  • Cost savings due to faster healing rates (2)
  • Increased patient-concordance: 94.6 % of the users experience the wearing comfort as pleasant (4)
  • Increased mobility: possibility of wearing regular footwear (4)
  • Promotes self-management thanks to easy handling (2)

Intended purpose:The compression system is designed to provide compression to the lower leg for patients with venous and lymphatic disorders. The device consists of a series of juxtapositioned, inelastic bands extending from the central portion of the garment. The wrap contours the leg and is designed to cover from just above the ankle bone to just below the knee.

Sources

(1) Mosti G et al. Adjustable compression wrap devices are cheaper and more effective than inelastic bandages for venous leg ulcer healing. A Multicentric Italian Randomized Clinical Experience. Phlebology 2020;35(2):124-133.

(2) Stather PW et al. Review of adjustable velcro wrap devices for venous ulceration. In Wound J 2019;16(4):903-908.

(3) Elvin S. Cost efficacy of using circaid juxtacures and UCS Debridement cloths. Journal of Community Nursing 2015;29(2):62–65.

(4) Protz K et al. Comparison of handling, pressure and wearing comfort of different compression edvices for decongestion therapy. Veins and Lymphatics 2018;7:7989:137-138.

(5) O’Donnell T F et al. Management of venous leg ulcers: Clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery® and the American Venous Forum. JVS, 2014;60(2):3S - 59S.

(6) Harding K et al. Simplifying venous leg ulcer management. Consensus recommendations. Wounds International 2015.

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Material Composition

Lycra, Nylon, Polyethylene Plastic, Polyurethane, Silver

Properties

Inelastic supports

Giraffes have venous pressures of more than 250 mmHg at their ankles, three times more than humans. However, giraffes do not suffer from lymphoedema or venous disorders. The answer is the skin: giraffe skin is inelastic, meaning it does not stretch. Thus, giraffes are not susceptible to lymphoedema or venous diseases even though they may be on their feet 24 hours a day. circaid has incorporated this concept into its products creating solutions for an increased patient compliance and a better quality of life.

Breathe

Breathe o prene material

Built-in-Pressure

Built in pressure

Easy handling

Easy to attach and remove

Washing Instructions

Do not iron No drier Wash 30 Do not bleach Do not dry clean
Do not iron Do not tumble dry Wash 30 Do not bleach Do not dry clean

Indications

  • Chronic venous insufficiency
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Post sclerotherapy
  • Post thrombotic syndrome
  • Dependent oedema
  • Varicose veins

Contra Indications

  • Severe peripheral arterial disease
  • Uncontrolled Congestive Heart Failure
  • Septic phlebitis
  • Phlegmasia cerula dolens
  • Untreated infection in the leg
  • Any circumstance where increased venous and lymphatic return is undesirable
  • Suspected or known untreated acute DVT
  • Cautions
  • Mild to Moderate Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Impaired Sensation - must be able to sense applied pressure
  • Intolerance to material(s)
  • Pediatric & assisted use - must be able to sense & communicate applied pressure

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