Healing rates following venous surgery for chronic venous leg ulcers in an independent specialist vein unit

  title={Healing rates following venous surgery for chronic venous leg ulcers in an independent specialist vein unit},
  author={C A Thomas and J. M. Holdstock and Charmaine C Harrison and Barrie A Price and Mark Steven Whiteley},
  pages={132 - 139}
Objectives This is a retrospective study over 12 years reporting the healing rates of leg ulcers at a specialist vein unit. All patients presented with active chronic venous leg ulcers (clinical, aetiological, anatomical and pathological elements [CEAP]: C6) and had previously been advised elsewhere that their ulcers were amenable to conservative measures only. Method Seventy-two patients (84 limbs) were treated between March 1999 and June 2011. Patients were contacted in August 2011 by… 

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