"Gravity Suits" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Double-layered inflatable suits which, when inflated, exert pressure on the lower part of the wearer's body. The suits are used to improve or stabilize the circulatory state, i.e., to prevent hypotension, control hemorrhage, and regulate blood pressure. The suits are also used by pilots under positive acceleration.
- Gravity Suits
- Gravity Suit
- Suit, Gravity
- Suits, Gravity
- Antigravity Suits
- Suit, Antigravity
- Suits, Antigravity
- Pneumatic Suits
- Pneumatic Suit
- Suit, Pneumatic
- Suits, Pneumatic
- Pressure Suits
- Pressure Suit
- Suit, Pressure
- Suits, Pressure
Military Antishock Trousers
- Military Antishock Trousers
- Antishock Trousers, Military
- Trousers, Military Antishock
- Military Anti-Shock Trousers
- Anti-Shock Trousers, Military
- Military Anti Shock Trousers
- Trousers, Military Anti-Shock
- Anti-Shock Trousers
- Anti Shock Trousers
- Trousers, Anti-Shock
- Antishock Trousers
- Trousers, Antishock
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gravity Suits" by people in Profiles.
Home use of impulse compression of the foot and compression stockings in the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency. J Vasc Surg. 2001 Nov; 34(5):805-11.
Deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis in the moderate- to high-risk patient undergoing lower extremity liposuction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1999 Jul; 104(1):309-10.
Postoperative hypercoagulability and deep-vein thrombosis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surg Endosc. 1995 Mar; 9(3):304-9.
Relationship between postsurgical fibrinolytic parameters and deep vein thrombosis in surgical patients treated with compression devices. Am Surg. 1988 Mar; 54(3):156-60.