Deep Vein Study

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Studies & trials


Papers (Increased blood circulation)

Measurement of blood flow in the deep veins of the lower limb using the geko™ neuromuscular electro-stimulation device

Authors: Andrew Nicolaides, Dr Maura Griffin


Augmentation of arterial blood velocity with electrostimulation in patients with critical limb ischemia unsuitable for revascularization

Authors: Yilmaz S, E U Mermi, E Zobaci, E Aksoy and C Yasti


The effect of calf neuromuscular electrical stimulation and intermittent pneumatic compression on thigh microcirculation

Authors: Bahadori S, Immins T, Wainwright T W


Augmentation of venous, arterial and microvascular blood supply in the leg by isometric neuromuscular stimulation via the common peroneal nerve

Authors: Tucker A T, Maass A, Bain D S, Chen L H, Azzam M, Dawson H, Johnston A


Peripheral muscle stimulation increases coronary blood flow

Authors: Shahar Lavi, Mistre Alemayehu, Andrew McLellan, Sabrina D'Alfonso, Sabrina Wall, Nour Abu-Romeh, Anthony Camuglia


Electrical stimulation of motor nerves. An alternative approach for the enhancement of lower limb blood flow

Authors: Tucker A T, Maass A, Bain D S, Azzam M, Dawson H, Johnston A, H


On Pulse™: A potential management for venous thromboembolism

Authors: H. Jawad, DS. Bain, H. Dawson, K. Adams, A. Johnston, AT. Tucker


A comparative study investigating the effectiveness of neuromuscular electrostimulation versus intermittent pneumatic compression in enhancing lower limb blood flow in healthy subjects

Authors: H.Jawad, DS.Bain, H.Dawson, K.Crawford, A.Johnston, AT.Tucker


Neuromuscular electrostimulation via the common peroneal nerve promotes lower limb blood flow in a below-knee cast

Authors: Warwick D.J, Shaikh. A, Gadola. S, Strokes. M, Worsely. P, Bains. D, Tucker A.T


Comparing the venous haemodynamic effect of a neuromuscular stimulation device to intermittent pneumatic compression in healthy subjects

Authors: KJ Williams, HM Moore, M Ellis and AH Davies


Case studies (Increased blood circulation)

Using the geko™ device to prevent venous thrombosis and oedema following Strayer release of the gastrocnemius

Authors: A.Pillai, N.Pavey


Procedure protocols (Increased blood circulation)

Strayer Release Procedure Protocol

Authors: A. Pillai


 

Papers (Oedema reduction)

An RCT comparing the effect of the geko™ device and TED stockings on post-operative oedema in total hip replacement patients

Authors: Wainwright T W, Immins T, Middleton R G


The role of the geko™device in the reduction of oedema post ankle sprain: A clinical audit

Authors: K.Sheehy, P.Rollit, T.Wainwright

Case studies (Oedema reduction)

Using the geko™ device to prevent oedema and promote functional activity following hindfoot fusion

Authors: J.McKinley, S.Walker, T.Wainwright


Using the geko™ device to increase blood flow and prevent oedema following lower limb reconstruction by the Ilizarov method

Authors: H.Shalaby, S.Walker


The role of geko™, a portable electrical stimulation device, in the treatment of longstanding unilateral leg lymphedema

Authors: W.Hill, D. Ramage


Using the geko™ device to prevent oedema following ankle replacement surgery

Authors: Mr John McKinley, Suzanne Walker, Tom Wainwright


Case study series: Using the geko™ device to prevent oedema and promote functional activity following foot surgery

Authors: A.Pillai, N.Pavey, T.Wainwright


Procedure protocols (Oedema reduction)

Hindfoot Fusion Procedure Protocol

Authors: McKinley J, Walker S, Wainwright T


Cheilectomy for Hallux Rigidus Repair

Authors: A.Pillai


Scarf Osteotomy Procedure Protocol

Authors: A.Pillai


 

Paper (Wound healing)

Adjunctive application of a muscle pump activator to improve blood flow in patients with lower limb ulcerations related to chronic venous insufficiency

Authors: Michele Suitor RN, MN, NP


Refractory Venous Leg Ulcers: Observational Evaluation of Innovative New Technology

Authors: Harris C, Loney A, Brooke J, Charlebois A, Coppola L, Mehta S, Flett N


 

Case studies (Wound healing)

A targeted approach to healing complex wounds using the geko™ device

Authors:S Dimitri, Y Hussain, N Pavey


Young athlete suffering from PTS recovers from traumatic foot ulcer, following use of the geko™ device


The role of the geko™, a portable neuromuscular electrostimulation device, in assisted healing of an intractable arterial leg ulcer

Authors: C.Frank, M. Jackson


The role of the geko™, a portable electrical stimulation device, in assisted healing of an intractable mixed arterial-venous leg ulcer

Authors: K.Williams


The role of the geko™, a portable electrical stimulation device, in assisted healing of a diabetic foot ulcer

Authors: N.Jones, S.Davenport


The role of the geko™, a portable neuromuscular electrostimulation device, in assisted healing of an intractable arterial leg ulcer

Authors: Jameel M, Green F, Skulbedov V, Bain D, Tucker A


The role of the geko™, a portable electrical stimulation device, in assisted healing of a venous leg ulcer

Authors: N.Jones, S.Davenport


 

Case studies (Healing of tendon & ligament injuries)

The use of neuromuscular electrostimulation during rehabilitation post osteoarticular transfer system surgery in a professional football player

Authors: B.Dixon


The role of geko™, a portable neuromuscular electrical stimulation device, in treating lateral tibial pain, swelling and spasm following a high ankle sprain

Authors: K.Rees


Using the geko™ to help reduce oedema following a lateral ankle ligament sprain

Authors: N. Pavey, T. Wainwright