NEW APPROACHES TO THE TREATMENT OF THROMBOSIS
- Venous leg ulcers: methods and devices in compression therapy. Anderson, Irene // Nurse Prescribing;Jul2006, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p224
Compression therapy is the most important factor in the management of venous leg ulcers. To ensure effective treatment and patient safety, it is vital to understand the scientific principles underpinning compression. There are a variety of ways to deliver effective compression therapy and this...
- A review of the treatments for venous leg ulcers. Palfreyman, Simon; King, Brenda; Walsh, Bridget // British Journal of Nursing;8/9/2007, Vol. 16 Issue 15, pS6
Venous ulcers, sometimes termed varicose or stasis ulcers, are a consequence of damage to the valves in the veins of the legs, leading to raised venous pressure. They are characterized by a cyclical pattern of healing and recurrence. There is a need to have a thorough assessment of patients with...
- Randomised trial of bandaging after sclerotherapy for varicose veins. Batch, Andrew J.G.; Wickkemesinghe, S.S.; Gannon, Moya E.; Dormandy, John A. // British Medical Journal;8/9/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6237, p423
Focuses on the randomized trial of bandaging after sclerotherapy for varicose veins. Effectiveness of sclerotherapy; Dangers of sclerotherapy without compression; Treatment of varicose veins.
- Control of distension of varicose veins achieved by leg bandages, as used after injection sclerotherapy. Fentem, P.H.; Goddard, Marilyn; Gooden, B.A.; Yeung, C.K. // British Medical Journal;9/25/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6038, p725
Evaluates the control of distension of varicose veins through leg bandages. Influence of bandages in providing support to combat the high distending pressures found in varicose veins; Variations among doctors in application; Importance of measuring pressure in the application of bandages.
- Prevention of postoperative deep vein thrombosis by leg bandaging and oxyphenbutazone. Fillberg, Rengy // British Medical Journal;5/22/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6020, p1256
Investigates the prevention of postoperative deep vein thrombosis by leg bandaging and oxyphenbutazone. Effects of bleeding as a result of an orthopaedic operation; Increase in the venous blood velocity through bandaging; Risks of substance overdose.
- POULTICE POINTERS. // Horse & Rider;Mar2006, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p27
The article offers step-by-step instructions on preparing and using a poultice, a medical treatment that can be used for horses for the re-absorption of any edema. It outlines materials and tools that are needed, how to spread the poultice on the horse's joints and how to wrap or bandage the...
- Arterielle Verschlusssysteme. Treitl, M.; Eberhardt, K.M.; Maxien, D.; Behrends, B.; Reiser, M.F. // Der Radiologe;Mar2013, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p230
Clinical/methodical issue: Access site complications after endovascular catheterization sometimes require open surgery and negatively impair safety, patient comfort and reimbursement. Increasing numbers of procedures and patients with multiple anticoagulants as well as cost pressure explain the...
- Post-treatment compression: duration and techniques. Mosti, G. // Phlebology;Mar2013 Supplement, Vol. 28, p21
Background: Compression treatments used the following intervention for varicose veins range from no compression, to elastic stockings and compression bandaging. There is no consensus on the strength or duration of compression which should be applied following a particular treatment. The author...
- A Comparative Study Between Crepe Bandage, Tensopress, and Panelast Following Varicose Vein Operations. Amer, Nasser M.; Walker, Mike // International Journal of Angiology (Springer Science & Business ;Winter2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p233
This study was conducted in a district general hospital to compare the effect of three types of bandages applied following standard varicose vein operations. The three bandages studied were CrÃªpeÂ® bandage, TensopressÂ®, and PanelastÂ®. The study included 60 patients and took place over...