pressure pants

pressure pants

Emergency medicine An intermittent pneumatic leg compression device used to ↓ deep and proximal vein thromboses, and prevent post-surgical venous thrombosis seen after general, prostatic, orthopedic, and neurosurgery. Cf MAST–Military anti-shock trousers.
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He opted for a new and expensive but non-surgical option: Pressure pants.
The pressure pants procedure first came to Los Angeles in August at the Cardiac Renewal Center in Brentwood.