Custom Made Vest
The Custom Made Vest is a versatile garment that addresses chest wall edema and fibrosis common to lumpectomy and mastectomy patients. The Vest has adjustable shoulder straps and is made of Organic Cotton & Spandex for comfort, allowing for chest expansion during normal respiration. The Velcro® midline closure separates at the waistline to eliminate buckling. A Nylon & Spandex Powernet JoViJacket for the Vest is recommended for optimal therapeutic benefit.
It also has adjustable shoulder straps and wide adjustable Velcro opening, so garment can be tightened down to patient's comfort level.
Customization options include half-padded torsos with either vertical or horizontal channeling or fully padded torsos with vertical channeling. Channeling will properly facilitate lymph fluid drainage, as appropriate to the individual needs of the patient. Further customization includes options such as Slimline channeling (stitched with smaller channels and less foam) and a special two-blend foam (i.e., for fragile or compromised skin).
The Vest can extend to the iliac crest if the patient has a natural waistline (smaller circumference at the waist than the hip). If the patient has no break in the natural waist (larger waist circumference than the rib circumference), it is recommended that the Vest extend only to the lowest rib; otherwise a crotch strap is necessary to keep the garment from rolling up.
*Photo of Vest shows both Vertical and Horizontal channeling. Only one style available when ordering.