Electromagnetic therapy for treating venous leg ulcers.

  title={Electromagnetic therapy for treating venous leg ulcers.},
  author={Zoriah Aziz and Nicky Cullum},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Leg ulceration is a common, chronic, recurring condition. The estimated prevalence of leg ulcers in the UK population is 1.5 to 3 per 1000. Venous ulcers (also called stasis or varicose ulcers) comprise 80% to 85% of all leg ulcers. Electromagnetic therapy (EMT) is sometimes used as a treatment to assist the healing of chronic wounds such as venous leg ulcers. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of EMT on the healing of venous leg ulcers. SEARCH METHODS For this fourth update, we… CONTINUE READING

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