Addition of surgical correction to compression therapy reduced recurrences in chronic venous leg ulceration

November 2007
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p73
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a clinical study investigating the efficacy of combined surgical correction and compression therapy over the compression therapy alone, for reducing recurrences and healing ulcers in patients with chronic venous leg ulceration. It discusses the follow-up period, patients' selection criteria, and the randomized controlled trials, followed during the study. It mentions the outcomes of the study and states that the combined therapy reduced recurrence but did not heal ulcers.


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