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Phlebolymphedema: Health and Economic Benefits of Flexitouch Therapy


This insurance-claims analysis, published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery, reveals the impact of Flexitouch therapy on healthcare costs in venous-related  lymphedema (phlebolymphedema).

Flexitouch therapy plus conservative treatment reduced healthcare costs by:

  • 69% compared with conservative therapy alone.
  • 85% compared with simple pneumatic compression devices (SPCDs).
  • 53% compared with other advanced pneumatic compression devices (APCDs).