Intermittent pump versus compression bandages in the treatment of venous leg ulcers.

@article{Rowland2000IntermittentPV,
  title={Intermittent pump versus compression bandages in the treatment of venous leg ulcers.},
  author={Jeffrey T J Rowland},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={110-3}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present paper was to compare healing rate and leg swelling with an intermittent compression pump versus compression bandages in the treatment of venous leg ulcers, and to also compare patient compliance and satisfaction with the two techniques. METHODS A randomized cross-over study of patients attending an outpatient wound clinic (n = 16) was undertaken. A regular monthly follow-up with measurement of ulcer size and leg volume was carried out, as well as… CONTINUE READING

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