New clinical evidence regarding EdemaWear will be presented by Dr Sibbald in our Quart Medical booth at the Wounds Canada (CAWC) annual conference. 

Dr Gary Sibbald will be in the Quart Medical booth discussing this latest results at these times

  • Friday, November 17 between 4.45 pm – 5.45 pm
  • Saturday, November 18 between 9.30 am – 11 am

The study is titled Comparative evaluation of the clinical effectiveness of two tubular compression devices for the treatment of edema related to enlarged lower limbs (bilateral or unilateral). Authors Sibbald RG, Coutts P, Persaud R. Toronto Regional Wound Care Clinic

Study objectives 

  • To compare the clinical effectiveness of EdemaWear® vs. Tubigrip® for edema reduction (measured by leg circumference), pain (measured on a 0 to 10 numerical rating scale)
  • To assess if greater patient preference is observed for EdemaWear or Tubigrip and particularly, the specific reasons for preferring one product

A summary of the poster with case study will be available to pick up. We will publish it in the Evidence section of this website following the conference, available for download.

We are very grateful to Dr Sibbald for his support with this study in conjunction with the manufacturers Compression Dynamics LLC and for making himself available to discuss their findings with those attending the conference in Mississauga.


Photo with permission © Sibbald 2017