Covidien Kendall Open Toe Knee Length TED Anti-Embolism Stockings

Covidien Kendall Open Toe Knee Length TED Anti-Embolism Stockings

Brand/Manufacturer: COVIDIEN/MEDTRONIC
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  • Latex Free
  • Made in USA

Medtronic Covidien Kendall Open Toe Knee Length TED Anti-Embolism Stockings help reduce venous stasis below knee when thigh-length styles are contraindicated medically. Clinically proven graduated compression pattern of TED Anti-Embolism Stockings helps ensure optimum blood flow velocity. Toe opening allows for easy inspection of the skin and pedal pulse. Inlay circumferential knit offers one-way horizontal stretch and a well-defined heel pocket ensures correct placement, preventing slippage. TED Anti-Embolism Knee Length Stockings are available in different sizes and two lengths, fitting a calf circumference of up to 26 inches.

Item # Desc Pkg Price
7071 Small, Regular Pair
7339 Small, Long Pair
7115 Medium, Regular Pair
7480 Medium, Long Pair
7480 Medium, Long 12Pair/Case
7203 Large, Regular Pair
7594 Large, Long Pair
7594 Large, Long 12Pair/Case
7604 X-Large, Regular Pair
7604 X-Large, Regular 12Pair/Case
7802 X-Large, Long Pair
7802 X-Large, Long 12Pair/Case
7470LF XX Large, Regular Pair
7471LF XX Large, Long Pair
7472LF XXX Large, Regular Pair

Features of Covidien TED Stockings

  • Reduce DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) incidence by 50%, which is proved in a variety of medical/surgical studies
  • Covidien ted stockings helps ensure uninterrupted baseline protection whatever is the risk level of patient or when pneumatic/impulse compression is interrupted
  • Protect patients after discharge
  • Easily adjustable and minimize slippage
  • Ted anti embolism stockings significantly reduce venous distention to combat clot formation
  • Pressure break at popliteal vein ensures that blood will continue to flow smoothly through this critical area, preventing a tourniquet effect at the femoral vein
  • Latex-free
  • Color: White

When to use TED Anti Embolism Stockings by Covidien?

Medtronic Covidien TED Anti-Embolism Stockings are clinically proven to reduce the incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) up to 50% and to promote the increased blood flow velocity in legs 138% of baseline by compression of the deep venous system. They are also clinically proven to prevent the damaging effects of venous distension that occur during surgery and hospitalization.
TED Anti-Embolism Stockings apply the clinically-proven graduated pressure pattern of 18mmHg at the ankle, 14mmHg at the calf, 8mmHg at popliteal, 10mmHg at lower thigh, and 8mmHg at the upper thigh. It is important to measure the leg size of the patient to assure that the appropriate pressure pattern is applied.
Covidien Kendall Stockings Clinically-Proven Pressure Pattern

When should you wear Covidien Ted Anti Embolism Stockings?

  • To help prevent formation of Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • To promote increased blood flow velocity in legs by compression of the deep venous system

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is the name given to blood clots that can form in the veins of your leg following surgery or long periods of bed rest in the hospital, among other reasons. If the clot becomes loose, it can break away and travel through the veins to the heart and lungs and may block a major blood vessel. This is known as a Pulmonary Embolism or PE. Pulmonary Embolism is a serious condition which in some cases may be fatal.

Why do Compression Socks have Open Toes?

  • Open toe compression stockings are perfect for an individual who has swelling in foot and ankle region.
  • Ideal for wearers who suffers from conditions like:
    • Ingrown nails, bunions, open sores, etc.
    • Individuals with long toes or large shoe size
    • Sensitivity in front of foot
    • In toes sensitivity
  • Provides comfort without cramped toes
  • It aids in smooth blood circulation hence reduce risk of blood clots & chronic leg pain
  • No excessive pressure on toes
  • Helps in inspection of temperature and blood circulation without need of removing stockings every time

What to buy with TED Stockings

How to wear Covidien Compression Stockings?

  1. Insert hand into the stocking as far as the heel pocket
  2. Grasp the center of the heel pocket and turn the stocking inside out to heel area
  3. Carefully position the stocking over foot and heel. Be sure heel is centered in heel pocket
  4. Pull stocking up and lift around ankle and calf, working up to the final position.
  5. Place heel and toe correctly. Smooth out any excess material between the top of stocking and ankle.
  6. Pull toe section forward to smooth ankle and instep area and allow for toe comfort.

How to care for Covidien Compression Stockings?

  • With correct care, TED Anti-Embolism Stockings can last up to 10 washes
  • Ted anti embolism stockings should be washed every 2 to 3 days or sooner if soiled
  • Laundering increases length of wear by removing bodily secretions from the elastic threads
  • Keep the stockings free from ointments, oils, lanolin, and similar substances which may deteriorate elastic
  • Covidien ted stockings may be washed by hand or machine washed with cold water using a delicate cycle

Contraindications: Stockings are not recommended for patients with the following:

  • Any local leg condition in which stockings would interfere, such as dermatitis, vein ligation(immediately postoperative), gangrene, or recent skin graft
  • Severe arteriosclerosis or other ischemic vascular disease
  • Massive edema of legs or pulmonary edema from congestive heart failure
  • Extreme deformity of leg

Kendall Knee Length TED Hose Socks User Manuals

Ted Anti Embolism Stockings FAQ

1. How long do I need to wear Covidien Ted Stockings?

During the day, you can wear your compression stockings and take them off prior to going to bed.

2. What is the purpose of Anti Embolism Stockings?

Anti-embolism stockings are elasticated socks used to reduce the risk of blood pooling in your legs when you are sick and less able to walk around than usual.

3. Are Anti Embolism Stockings the same as compression stockings?

Anti-embolism stockings are designed especially for people with limited mobility or bed confined patients. Compression stockings increase blood circulation while helping to alleviate and regulate swelling of the leg and ankle.


  • TED Anti-Embolism Stockings are available in wide range of sizes, to help facilitate exact fit and ensure continued care for the recuperating patient
  • To choose the right size of covidien ted stockings, measure calf circumference and knee to heel distance
  • Calf circumference determines the size of the TED compression hose
  • Distance from bend of knee to bottom of the heel determines length


Size Calf circumference Length
Regular Less than 12" Less than 16"
Long Less than 12" More than 16"
Regular 12" to 15" More than 17"
Long 12" to 15" Less than 17"
Regular 15" to 17.5" Less than 18"
Long 15" to 17.5" More than 18"
X-Large Regular 17-1/2" to 20" Less Than 18"
Long 17-1/2" to 20" More Than 18"
XX-Large Regular 20 " to 23" Less Than 18"
Long 20 " to 23" More Than 18"
XXX-Large Regular 23 to 26" Less Than 18"
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