Pathogenesis of chronic venous insufficiency and possible effects of compression and pentoxifylline.

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It has been recognized for over 2000 years that ulceration of the leg may be associated with visible varices of the lower limb. More recent physiological investigation has shown that the pressure in the veins of the lower limb remains raised in patients with venous ulceration during ambulation, whereas in normal subjects the pressure in superficial veins… (More)

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@article{Smith1993PathogenesisOC, title={Pathogenesis of chronic venous insufficiency and possible effects of compression and pentoxifylline.}, author={Philip D Coleridge Smith}, journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine}, year={1993}, volume={66}, pages={47 - 59} }