Medical Management of the Peripheral Vascular Ulcer

Beninson, Joseph
January 1979
Angiology;Jan1979, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p48
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the medical management of peripheral vascular ulcers. There are as many satisfactory methods of treating leg ulcers medically as there are successful practitioners of that art. The essential ingredients for healing any leg ulcers are: growth hormone, an adequate vascular supply and drainage, and a properly applied pseudo-skin dressing in an otherwise medically controlled patient. An adequate vascular supply and drainage could present problems because now one is talking about arterial influx, and lymphatic drainage.


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