Development and verification of an innovative medical compression stocking

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Coordinator PRESSCISE AB
Funding from Vinnova SEK 977 625
Project duration June 2018 - May 2020
Status Ongoing
Venture Swelife and Medtech4Health- Project proposals to improve health
Call Förbättrad prevention, diagnos och behandling – Swelife och Medtech4health

Purpose and goal

The problem with today´s medical compression stockings is that they don´t give the correct pressure. Measuring and ordering compression stockings is a resource-intensive procedure and the custom-made stockings are expensive. Nevertheless, few stockings achieve the desired compression. The aim for PressCise is to develop a compression stocking that gives the right pressure without complicated measurement procedure. It will also maintain the pressure over time, even if the patient´s legs change size, e.g. after edema reduction (reduced swelling).

Expected results and effects

We believe that our innovative compression stocking will increase the patients´ quality of life, give patients increased comfort, as well as provide safer and better treatment, as well as being a cost-effective alternative to today´s stockings that could reduce healthcare costs over time.

Planned approach and implementation

During the project, a medical compression stocking class 2 (23-32 mmHg) will be developed. The product will be verified in a clinical study on patients with chronic edema. Södra Älvsborgs Hospital will be a clinical partner in the project. In parallel with product development and clinical studies, business and marketing strategies will be developed.

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Last updated 29 January 2020

Reference number 2018-00217

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