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

Armstrong, David G.
November 2007
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p73
Academic Journal
The author reflects upon a study, showing a reduction in the recurrences of chronic venous leg ulceration by adding surgical correction to compression therapy. He comments on the problems involved in the compression-alone therapy and supports the combined approach for the treatment of wounds. He also remarks on the problems related to the quality of life, by the ulcer patients.


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