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....

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...

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...

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...

The importance of footfall and footwear in venous ulcers

How little is said about the importance of footfall and footwear in people with venous ulcers! In this post we will understand why it...

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...

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...

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...

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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