The feature of the Rooke Boot – that it can be applied to patients ischemic limbs and those patients will see an increase in regional distal perfusion is supported through the “The influence of sympathetic nerves on transcutaneous oxygen tension in normal & ischemic lower extremities” clinical paper. This paper demonstrated that patients after open AAA’s & Fem-pop/distal bypass operations that wore the bulky dressing had an increase in their baseline TcpO2’s of 5.3 mm/Hg which was statistically significant at p < 0.01.

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