Latest Venous ulcer Stories

Cell-Based Therapy Helps Leg Ulcers Heal In The Form Of Spray-On Skin
2012-08-03 08:47:53

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A topical spray containing a unique formula of living human cells developed and studied by US and Canadian researchers has been shown to provide a 52 percent greater chance of healing chronic venous leg ulcers than treatment with compression bandages alone. Findings of the study are published in the latest issue of the journal The Lancet. Leg ulcers, painful open wounds that can last for months without proper treatment, are...

2012-07-10 23:00:42

Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen, vein specialist and founder of the Vein Healthcare Center in Maine, will present a free vein health seminar at the Southern Maine Agency on Aging on Wednesday, July 18. South Portland, ME (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 On Wednesday, July 18, Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen of the Vein Healthcare Center in Maine will present a free seminar about vein health at the Southern Maine Agency on Aging in Scarborough, Maine. Dr. Asbjornsen´s seminar “Healthy Legs at Any Age” will...

2012-07-09 11:27:44

Robust evidence exists for some wound care interventions, but there are still gaps in current knowledge requiring international consensus and further high-level clinical evidence, according to a paper published online by BJS, the British Journal of Surgery. Researchers analyzed the findings of 44 Cochrane Systematic Reviews (CSRs) published by the Cochrane Wounds and Peripheral Vascular Disease Groups up to June 2011. The reviews covered CSRs on acute wounds and chronic wounds such as...

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