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The role of superficial venous surgery in the management of venous ulcers: a systematic review.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: The complicated natural history of venous ulcers requires the continued development and improvement of treatments to ensure the most effective management. Compression therapy or surgical correction of superficial venous incompetence (SVI) are currently the main methods employed for the treatment for venous ulceration (VU). This review compares and summates the healing and recurrence rates for each treatment modality used over the last thirty years. METHODS: Sixty-one articles inv...

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10.1016/j.ejvs.2008.06.013

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery
Volume:
36
Issue:
4
Pages:
458-465
Publication date:
2008-10-05
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EISSN:
1532-2165
ISSN:
1078-5884
URN:
uuid:2b26000c-c4d0-4ed9-88ea-36eb335cc9f8
Source identifiers:
243303
Local pid:
pubs:243303

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