Sigg, K.
February 1957
Angiology;Feb1957, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p44
Academic Journal
The sclerosis of varices and the treatment of edema of the limbs with a compressing bandage during pregnancy can diminish by 30 times the frequency of thrombosis and embolism. Butazolidin gives better results than anticoagulants in the treatment of superficial and deep thrombosis. Pains and high fevers always disappear a few hours after the first or second injection of Butazolidin, both in superficial and in deep thrombosis. Patients suffering from superficial or deep thrombosis should never be confined to bed. Early ambulation (two to five hours after each operation and immediately after delivery) is important. The thrombotic limb has to be compressed with a good bandage. From 582 cases of thrombosis treated during the last four and a half years with Bntazolidin we had no death during this treatment and not a single failure. It is most important that, besides the Butazolidin treatment, the physician should use a compressive bandage both for the deeply located thrombosis and for the superficial one.


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