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Bandages

In treating Lymphedema, the use of compression bandaging is the main component of the initial "intensive" phase of complete decongestive therapy, or "CDT", and is performed to reduce limb volume.

  • The bandaging process starts with an inner "stocking-like" fabric, known as a stockinette.
  • The next layer consists of a padding made of polyester, cotton, or foam that is placed over the stockinette.
  • An outer layer of multiple overlapping short-stretch compression bandages is the final component of the multi-layer compressive bandaging therapy system.

Although your Lymphedema treatment plan may vary, the use of compression bandaging will likely be done daily for up to several weeks. Upon completion of "CDT", it may be possible to switch to a compression garment or compression device during the second, or "maintenance" phase of your Lymphedema treatment.

Compression bandages come in two distinct types – short-stretch and long or medium-stretch, with the difference between the two being the extent to which the bandages can be stretched from their original length.

  • Short-stretch bandages are made from cotton fibers which are interwoven in a way that allows for approximately 60% extensibility of their original length.
  • Long and medium-stretch bandages contain polyurethane, which allows for an extensibility of more than 140% of the original length of the bandage.

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  1. 480 LF

    480 LF is an orthopedic grade, latex-free reinforced elastic bandage which provides consistent compression and support Learn More
  2. AC-Tape

    AC Tape is a premium grade, all-cotton latex free elastic adhesive tape that delivers unmatched strength and security Learn More
  3. Alba Stockinette

    Close weave stockinette made of high-grade yarn. Learn More
  4. Alba Synthetic Stockinette

    Incredibly soft and durable. Made of 100% polyester Learn More
  5. CEB Cotton Elastic Bandage

    A premium grade all-cotton weave bandage with non-raveling feathered edge to provide maximum patient comfort Learn More
  6. Co-Lastic LF

    Co-Lastic LF is a light weight latex free, cohesive elastic that adheres to itself without the use of pins, clips or tape Learn More
  7. Co-Wrap

    Co-Wrap is a light weight cohesive elastic that adheres to itself without the use of pins, clips or tape Learn More
  8. Coban

    Coban is a light weight cohesive elastic that adheres to itself without the use of pins, clips or tape for securing, compression or support Learn More
  9. Comperm LF

    Provides uniform compression and support with minimal danger of constriction. Learn More
  10. Comperm LF PD

    Comperm PD LF is a 100% cotton-knit padded tubular bandage with an extra strip of foam to cushion bony areas, that maximizes support and minimizes constriction Learn More
  11. Comprilan

    BSN Comprilan is a 100% cotton short stretch compression bandage for the management of edema and lymphedema. Learn More
  12. Conco Gauze

    The Conco conforming stretch bandage is a non-adhesive woven gauze which can be used to wrap edematous fingers or toes, or used to secure padding and dressings Learn More
  13. Contex LF

    A premium grade, latex-free reinforced elastic bandage which provides consistent compression and support Learn More
  14. Cover-Roll

    Cover-Roll is a conforming adhesive gauze bandage which covers the primary dressing as well as the entire wound site Learn More
  15. Cover-Roll Stretch

    Cover-Roll Stretch is a cross-elastic non-woven adhesive bandage that provides light compression while delivering the same quality features as Cover-Roll Learn More

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