Terminology: resistance or stiffness for medical compression stockings?

  • André Cornu-Thenard | andre.cornuthenard@wanadoo.fr French University Group for Medical Compression, Saints Peres University, Paris, France.
  • Jean-Patrick Benigni French University Group for Medical Compression, Saints Peres University, Paris, France.
  • Jean-François Uhl French University Group for Medical Compression, Saints Peres University, Paris, France.

Abstract

Based on previous experimental work with medical compression stockings it is proposed to restrict the term stiffness to measurements on the human leg and rather to speak about resistance when it comes to characterize the elastic property of compression hosiery in the textile laboratory.

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Published
2013-04-04
Keywords:
resistance, stiffness, compression stockings.
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How to Cite
Cornu-Thenard, A., Benigni, J.-P., & Uhl, J.-F. (2013). Terminology: resistance or stiffness for medical compression stockings?. Veins and Lymphatics, 2(1), e4. https://doi.org/10.4081/vl.2013.e4