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State-of-the-art treatment of chronic leg ulcers: A randomized controlled trial comparing vacuum-assisted closure (V.A.C.) with modern wound dressings.
BACKGROUND Current treatment modalities for chronic leg ulcers are time consuming, expensive, and only moderately successful. Recent data suggest that creating a subatmospheric pressure byExpand
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The silver‐releasing foam dressing, Contreet Foam, promotes faster healing of critically colonised venous leg ulcers: a randomised, controlled trial
The study compared the effect of a sustained silver‐release foam dressing (Contreet Foam) with a foam dressing (Allevyn Hydrocellular) without added silver in critically colonised venous leg ulcersExpand
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Outcomes and Side effects of Duplex‐Guided Sclerotherapy in the Treatment of Great Saphenous Veins with 1% versus 3% Polidocanol Foam: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial with 1‐Year Follow‐Up
BACKGROUND Eighty subjects were treated with either 1 or 3% polidocanol foam to compare the efficacy and adverse sequelae of each concentration of polidocanol foam. OBJECTIVE The objective was toExpand
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Randomized clinical trial of ultrasound‐guided foam sclerotherapy versus surgery for the incompetent great saphenous vein
New minimally invasive treatment modalities, such as ultrasound‐guided foam sclerotherapy (UGFS), are becoming more popular. In a multicentre randomized controlled non‐inferiority trial, theExpand
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The Effect of Medical Elastic Compression Stockings with Different Slope Values on Edema: Measurements Underneath Three Different Types of Stockings
Background. Medical elastic compression stockings are widely used in venous diseases. Their effects on the venous system have been shown in the past. Up to now, little is known about the slope orExpand
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Clinical Staging and Prognostic Factors in Folliculotropic Mycosis Fungoides.
IMPORTANCE Large case series suggest that patients with folliculotropic mycosis fungoides (FMF) have a worse prognosis than patients with classic mycosis fungoides (MF). However, recent studiesExpand
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Novel missense mutations in the FOXC2 gene alter transcriptional activity
Mutations in the FOXC2 gene that codes for a forkhead transcription factor are associated with primary lymphedema that usually develops around puberty. Associated abnormalities include distichiasisExpand
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Leucocytoclastic vasculitis induced by prolonged exercise
Summary Many people develop skin symptoms after long‐distance walks, but little is known about the aetiology of these. In this study we took 11 biopsies from 10 long‐distance walkers who walked 80Expand
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Morphological and functional skin changes in postthrombotic syndrome.
After a period of deep venous thrombosis a lot of patients will develop chronic venous insufficiency. In time different skin alteration will occur. Several hypothesis have been proposed to explainExpand
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Pressure Differences of Elastic Compression Stockings at the Ankle Region
BACKGROUND. Ekstic Compression stockings are widely used medical devices for the prevention of edema and treatment of venous diseases. Many beneficial effects have been described in the past. TheExpand
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