Venous Leg Ulcers

Heart research leads to new unexpected wound therapy

Heart research leads to new unexpected wound therapy

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Scientists researching electrical signals that regulate heartbeats have stumbled across a new, highly effective treatment for venous leg ulcers. The team from Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute recently published the results of a phase 2, randomized clinical trial in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.

Venous leg ulcers respond better to compression stockings than normal bandages, study finds

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Multi-layer compression stockings promote more long-lasting healing of venous leg ulcers than traditional bandages, according to a recently published study.

Good nursing care and laughter called important for treating hard-to-heal leg ulcers

Advanced technological approaches to treating venous leg ulcers are no match for good quality nursing care and a few good jokes, new research suggests.