TITLE

A RATIONAL TREATMENT FOR VARICOSE VEINS

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Arnold F.
PUB. DATE
October 1960
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1960 Part 1, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p418
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Varicose veins A practical classification Grade I: visible veins, symptom free Grade II: visible veins with minimal symptoms of pain, tenderness, fatiguability, may or may not have minimal ankle edema, occurring at end of day Grade III: grade II plus stasis devitalization, pigmentation, eczema, skin atrophy and varying degrees of edema Grade IV: grade plus ulcer III Grade V: grades I to IV in the postphlebitic leg Plan of treatment For aesthetic reasons only; compressive support in pregnancy High ligation with removal of veins except in well localized varicosities where local removal is done; compressive support in pregnancy As in Grade II plus compressive support 6 months or longer Heal or control ulcer with rest, elevation, alternating compresses and compressive support; then as in Grade III plus patient education Custom made or well fitted knee or full length compressive support and patient education
ACCESSION #
16365676

 

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