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...

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...

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,...

Sclerotherapy gains against recurrence of venous leg ulcers

Recently, the 45th National Congress of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology took place in Madrid, where, with Dr. Rita Cabeza, I had the honour...

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....

Sulodexide: a pill against endothelial damage from venous hypertension

The idea to write this post came after reading the scientific program of the 13th Wound Specialist Day in Zürich. I find this year's...

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...

Suspected infection in a leg ulcer: swab or punch biopsy?

We have a patient with a venous ulcer, for severeal months, which has been stagnant for two weeks. Exudate has increased despite adequate compressive...

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...

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...

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