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Latest Venous ulcer Stories

2014-02-06 23:02:45

Journey below the skin's surface for a better understanding of leg health and venous disorders with SIGVARIS’ new educational app for iPad. Peachtree City,

2013-10-03 09:26:15

Researchers from Université Laval's Faculty of Medicine and CHU de Québec have shown that it is possible to treat venous ulcers unresponsive to conventional treatment with wound dressings made from human skin grown in vitro.

2013-08-13 23:28:51

Robin Fleck, M.D., founder and medical director of Vein Specialties specializes in the treatment of varicose veins.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.