Tami de Araujo, MD; Isabel Valencia, MD; Daniel G. Federman, MD; Robert S. Kirsner, MD
de Araujo T, Valencia I, Federman DG, Kirsner RS. Managing the Patient with Venous Ulcers. Ann Intern Med. 2003;138:326-334. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-138-4-200302180-00012
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;138(4):326-334.
Venous disease is the most common cause of leg ulcers. The refractory nature of venous ulcers affects the quality of life and work productivity of those persons afflicted. This, in combination with the high costs of long-term therapy, makes venous ulcers a major health problem in developed countries. Management of venous leg ulcers is based on understanding pathophysiologic abnormalities. In recent years, identifying prognostic factors for healing and developing novel therapeutic approaches for venous ulcers have offered valuable tools for the management of patients with this disorder.
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Emergency Medicine, Prevention/Screening.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only