Combined treatment with endovenous laser ablation and compression therapy of incompetent perforating veins for treatment of recalcitrant venous ulcers


Seren M., Dumantepe M. , Fazliogullari O., Kucukaksu S.

PHLEBOLOGY, cilt.32, ss.307-315, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/0268355515594075
  • Dergi Adı: PHLEBOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.307-315

Özet

Objective Patients with healed venous ulcers often experience recurrence of ulceration, despite the use of long-term compression therapy. This study examines the effect of closing incompetent perforating veins (IPVs) on ulcer recurrence rates in patients with progressive lipodermatosclerosis and impending ulceration.