The Flowtron IPC system is suitable for DVT prophlyaxis in acute care settings, in the pre-, intra- and post-surgery phases, as a sole agent or when combined with a pharmacological agent.
IPC should NOT be used in the following conditions:
- Severe arteriosclerosis or other ischaemic vascular diseases
- Severe congestive heart failure or any condition where an increase of fluid to the heart may be detrimental
- Known or suspected acute deep vein thrombosis, thrombophlebitis or pulmonary embolism
- Any local condition in which garments would interfere including gangrene, recent skin graft, dermatitis, on untreated, infected leg wounds.