Bandages impregnated with zinc oxide: Unna boot and much more

Unna boot is not something new. In fact, it's something very old (almost as old as punch grafting:). I was waiting for the slightest...

New recommendations about compression therapy

There's a big news flash! A very relevant consensus document on compression therapy has just been published: Risks and contraindications of medical compression treatment...

CEAP Classification of Chronic Venous Disorders: Let’s all speak the same language.

The CEAP classification (Clinical-Etiological-Anatomical-Pathophysiological) was created in 1994 to standardize the diverse manifestations of chronic venous disease. It was modified in 2004 to refer...

What type of compression therapy to choose in each situation?

Once again, the post in summer time has compression therapy as its main theme. Last year we talked about the "Essential Decalogue in the...

Fibrinous tissue in venous ulcers: what are we talking about?

You have probably used and heard many times the sentence "fibrinous tissue in the wound bed". You may also have been curious to know...

Corona phlebectatica: sign of advanced chronic venous insufficiency

The responsible for my selection of this topic is the Virtual Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology, which has been held last week....

Chronic venous insufficiency from a dermatological perspective

"Chronic venous insufficiency from a dermatological perspective." This was the title of my lecture at the 7th Congress of the Spanish Society of Wounds...

Why animals do not develop venous ulcers?

Surely this question has ever crossed your mind... In this post we are going to see why vets never have to treat venous ulcers,...

Ulcers an post-thrombotic syndrome: a therapeutic challenge

Many of the ulcers we may find in our daily clinical practice develop in the context of a post-thrombotic syndrome. It is important to...

How long can I space out dressing changes of a leg ulcer?

First the pandemic and now the big snowfall... This year we have accumulated impediments to maintain the healing guidelines that we consider most beneficial...

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