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Venous Leg Ulcer Resource Center

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Abstract Chronic venous leg ulcers (VLUs) affect up to 1% of the adult population in the developed world and present a significant financial and resource burden to health care systems. Cadexomer iodine (CI) is an antimicrobial dressing…

Quiz

 True or False?

Signs and symptoms of venous ulcers include a shallow sore with a red base (sometimes covered by yellow tissue) and unevenly shaped borders.

Letter to the Editor
Please accept our congratulations and appreciation for the authors’ article on an underrecognized option for medical adjunctive therapy of venous leg ulcers (VLUs)…
SAWC Insights
When treating patients with lower extremity wounds, the crucial first step is to assess the patient and the wound, which then facilitates an accurate diagnosis and an…
Review
This literature review focuses on the efficacy of pharmacological agents, quality of life using agents in addition to compression therapy, and cost effectiveness to…
Pearls for Practice
Venous leg ulcers (VLUs) can occur when incomplete valve closure induces  an increase in venous hypertension and blood pooling. This increase in pressure stretches the…
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