Phlebolymphedema: Impact of Flexitouch Therapy on Costs
Highlights from an insurance-claims analysis of the impact of Flexitouch advanced pneumatic compression device (APCD) therapy on healthcare costs in venous-related lymphedema (phlebolymphedema).
Flexitouch APCD 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 APCDs.