Tag: venous leg ulcers

Paul Gagne

The future of IVUS based therapies for venous leg ulcers

Writing for Venous News, Paul Gagne considers the future of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) based therapies for venous leg ulcers (VLUs). He concludes that while...
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Addressing the silent crisis of venous leg ulcers and its impact...

With the level of spending on wound care in the billions of pounds, both the financial and health-related impact of venous leg ulcers cannot...
Parliamentary Group report

Parliamentary group report raises awareness of difficulties with venous leg ulcers

A report titled ‘Venous Leg Ulcers: A Silent Crisis’ has been published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vascular and Venous Disease (VVAPPG) at...
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Reflux elimination study reveals effective ultrasound method of treating leg ulcer...

A study into the efficacy of early reflux elimination for venous leg ulcer (VLU) patients has revealed that the combination of ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy...

Clinical trials confirm efficacy of TLC-NOSF dressing for the safe treatment...

Results from two open prospective trials have revealed that TLC-NOSF sucrose octasulphate dressing, with poly-absorbent fibres, represents an effective and safe treatment for the...
Venous News for specialists

Diagnostic biomarkers and fluorescence imaging may have the potential to advance...

“A lot more bacteria than anticipated” have been discovered on wounds in a patient cohort consisting of 89% venous leg ulcers, and using fluorescence imaging...
Alun Davies talks about venous ulcers

“Urgent action is required for patients with venous ulceration”

Despite what current guidelines denote, and in addition to the emergence of data supporting the early intervention of venous ulceration, Alun Davies (London, UK)...

Landmark EVRA trial provides first Level 1 evidence for early endovenous...

The first full results of the Early Venous Reflux Ablation (EVRA) ulcer study were presented at the Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 24-27 April, London,...

RSM Venous Forum releases guidance for management of leg ulcers

The Royal Society of Medicine Venous Forum council has created a document that is intended to aid physicians when treating patients with leg ulcers. The document,...
Venous News for specialists

Pressure monitoring may be required to ensure consistent compression during venous...

Compression therapy for venous ulcers requires accurate monitoring to ensure successful delivery and the desired compression dose. However, according to a study presented at...
Venous News for specialists

InGeneron announces positive results from wound healing case series using regenerative...

InGeneron has announced the publication of results from an investigator initiated case series in chronic leg wounds in the Journal of the European Academy...