Treatment of trophic ulcers

trophic-ulcer.jpgVenous leg ulcers as the most severe CVI manifestation, they are often painful and exudating, causing restraint of movement and social isolation, reducing the quality of life in about 1-5% of the population. They may also be of ischemic (atherosclerotic arterial narrowing) origin.

They are localised in calves.




DIAGNOSTICS


In case of an ulcer it is important to make precise diagnosis, including consultation of a vascular surgeon (angiosurgeon).

• in case of an ulcer due to venous insufficiency compression therapy with small tension compression bandages is COMPULSORY Read more>>

• wearing compression stockings – special ulcer stockings Read more>>

• drug therapy


Trophic ulcers (they are also called as chronic wounds) may be very different, and they may be caused by many different reasons. The most common ulcers can be divided into three large groups - venous, arterial and neuropathic.

Th. Vascular surgeon's or phlebologist's consultation is compulsory. Further treatment is carried out according to his instructions.


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