05497513 is referenced by 54 patents and cites 11 patents.

The invention relates to a remedial support appliance for medical use, comprising an elasticated knit main portion for compressing a leg or an arm in order to treat venous or lymphatic insufficiency. According to the invention, the main portion is extended upwards by an elasticated garter band constituted by an elasticated lace or braid covered on the inside with a pattern made of an antislip material, the fibers constituting the braid or the lace of said band being selected in such a manner that the band presents an elongation characteristic of shallow slope and simultaneously exerts pressure on the limb concerned that is less than the pressure exerted thereon by the main portion of the appliance in the vicinity of said band.

Title
Remedial support appliance for medical use on a leg or an arm
Application Number
8/219379
Publication Number
5497513
Application Date
March 29, 1994
Publication Date
March 12, 1996
Inventor
Rene Arabeyre
Chatellerault
FR
Francoise Arabeyre
Chatellerault
FR
Agent
Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson
Agent
David S Safran
Gerald J Ferguson Jr
Assignee
Cognon Morin
FR
IPC
A61F 13/08
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