Juxta-Fit upper leg with knee piece

As low as £166.80
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  • Simple donning and doffing
  • Adjustable, measurable compression
  • Pleasant wearing comfort
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Description

The Juxta-Fit upper leg with knee piece is an adjustable compression device for optimising and maintaining therapy results achieved in the decongestion phase. With a high wall-stability it offers optimum compression for mild to severe lymphoedema. Thanks to the integrated Built-in-Pressure System (BPS) the required compression range can be set precisely as well as controled and re-adjusted at any time. Its easy donning and doffing makes circaid juxtafit an alternative for those patients who have challenges with the established flat knitted compression stockings in the maintenance phase of leg lymphoedema.

Product features

  • Easy handling – simple donning and doffing
  • circaid Built-In-Pressure System (BPS): adjustable, measurable and re-adjustable compression
  • Re-adjustability of the individual bands avoids pressure loss and thus sliding down of the garment (1,2)
  • Breathe-O-Prene: breathable and inelastic material with high wall-stability for high working pressure
  • Latex-free, odour-inhibiting material with anti-bacterial effect
  • Features for upper leg: Smooth material in the back of the knee – for more wearing comfort
  • Also available as made-to-measure
  • Twelve month lifespan

Product benefits

  • Offering an alternative therapy solution for patients who are not able to apply or tolerate compression stockings
  • Compression therapy – essential part of the complex lymphoedema therapy(3)
  • Increased patient-adherence: 94.6 % of the users experience the wearing comfort as pleasant (4)
  • Increased mobility: possibility of wearing regular footwear (4)
  • Easy handling allows for self-management of the patient

Intended purpose:

The compression system is designed to provide compression to the 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.

Source

(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 2019. DOI: 10.1177/0268355519858439; Epub ahead of print.

(2) Stather PW et al. Review of adjustable velcro wrap devices for venous ulceration. In Wound J 2019. DOI: 10.1111/iwj.13116; Epub ahead of print.

(3) Lymphoedema Framework. Best Practice for the Management of Lymphoedema.International consensus. London: MEP Ltd, 2006.

(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.

Size Chart

Material Composition

Lycra, Nylon, Polyethylene Plastic, Polyurethane, Silver

Properties

Breathe

Breathe o prene material

Built-in-Pressure

Built in pressure

Easy handling

Easy to attach and remove

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.

Washing Instructions

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

Indications

  • Lymphedema
  • other forms of edema
  • Lipedema
  • Chronic venous insufficiency
  • Varicose veins
  • DVT/Thrombosis Prevention
  • Post Thrombotic Syndrome
  • Venous Stasis Ulcer
  • Post Sclerotherapy
  • Lipodermatosclerosis

Contra Indications

  • Severe Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Uncontrolled Congestive Heart Failure
  • Septic Phlebitis
  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens
  • Untreated infection
  • 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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