Early vs deferred endovenous ablation reduced time to ulcer healing in venous leg ulcers with varicose veins

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Abstract

In patients with venous leg ulcers and superficial venous reflux (varicose veins), what is the relative effectiveness of early vs deferred endovenous ablation added to compression therapy?

In patients with venous leg ulcers and superficial venous reflux, early endovenous ablation reduced time to ulcer healing and increased healing at 1 year compared with deferred ablation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)JC18
Number of pages1
JournalAnnals of Internal Medicine
Volume169
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2018

Keywords

  • ulcers
  • veins
  • randomised contro
  • quality of life
  • skin grafting
  • health surveys
  • dermatology
  • outpatients
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • surveys
  • ligation assay
  • elderly
  • ultrasound imaging
  • patients

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