Low-stretch bandage

Low-stretch bandage

Specialized bandages, with 30 to 90% stretch, that are used to obtain the correct compression during the treatment of lymphedema; also known as short-stretch bandages.
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In our patient, we applied short, low-stretch bandages to the face to reduce the amount of protein-rich fluid in the swollen tissues.