Effect of foam sclerotherapy on healing and long-term recurrence in chronic venous leg ulcers.

@article{Kulkarni2013EffectOF,
  title={Effect of foam sclerotherapy on healing and long-term recurrence in chronic venous leg ulcers.},
  author={Sachin R Kulkarni and Fiona J A Slim and Lorraine G Emerson and Claire Davies and Richard A Bulbulia and Mark R Whyman and Keith R Poskitt},
  journal={Phlebology},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={140-6}
}
INTRODUCTION The ESCHAR trial showed that superficial venous surgery and compression in chronic venous ulceration achieved a 24-week healing rate of 65% and 12-month recurrence rate of 12%. Foam sclerotherapy treatment is an alternative to surgery. The aim of this study is to assess the effect of foam sclerotherapy on ulcer healing and recurrence in chronic venous leg ulcers. METHODS Chronic venous leg ulcers (CEAP [clinical, aetiological, anatomical and pathological elements] 5 and CEAP 6… CONTINUE READING