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Cuffs, Vascular Closure, External Compression

Definition : Cuffs designed to apply localized external pressure (i.e., compression) on a limb artery (e.g., femoral, radial) to promote hemostasis. These devices typically consist of a soft fabric and/or plastic disposable cuff with an inner attachment (e.g., disc, button) that is applied on the skin over the artery; the cuffs may include a manual mechanism for pressure control. External compression vascular closure cuffs are intended to promote hemostasis faster and/or easier than is possible with the application only of manual pressure; they are used mainly after catheterization procedures performed through the femoral or radial vasculature.

Entry Terms : "Vascular Closure Cuffs, External Compression" , "External Compression Cuffs, Vascular Closure" , "Vascular Closure Devices, External Compression" , "Vascular Closure Devices" , "Compression Cuffs"

UMDC code : 27024

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Parks Medical Electronics Inc

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Parks Medical Electronics, Inc. is the world's oldest manufacturer of Doppler Ultrasound Systems. We were established in 1961 as Parks Electronics Laboratory, and manufactured impedance plethysmographs, mercury strain-gage plethysmographs, hearing testers, EKG telephone telemetry and exercise EKG telemetry in the years before Doppler.

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