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Characteristics of venous stasis ulcers that are NOT LIKELY to heal
Sunday, December 30, 2012

 

Venous Stasis Ulcers that are NOT likely to heal ...

 

  1. ulcers with dense fibrosis
  2. ulcers with mild to moderate inflammation
  3. ulcers with decreased cellularity
  4. ulcers with mature collagen

 

Ulcers that lack the above histologic characteritics are more likely to heal according to Blumberg et al. in a recently published article in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, volume 215, no. 6, December 2012.

 

 

Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian is a member of the American College of Phlebology AND a Diplomate of the American Board of Phlebology. He can be contacted by calling 716-839-3638 or www.VeinsVeinsVeins.com 

 

 

Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is a member of the American College of Phlebology AND a Diplomate of the American Board of Phlebology. He can be contacted by calling 310-998-5535 or www.SantaMonicaVeinCenter.com 

 

Drs. Raffy and Hratch Karamanoukian have authored 6 books about venous disease. The books are available on Amazon Kindle and Nook books for download.

 

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