The Science of Compression Therapy for Chronic Venous Insufficiency Edema
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One of the goals of compression therapy is to enhance healing of a venous leg ulcer. This goal is accomplished by improving venous return and reducing lower extremity edema.
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Venous Muscle Pump, Hydrostatic Pressure, Oncotic Pressure, Compression Therapy
Hettrick, Heather, "The Science of Compression Therapy for Chronic Venous Insufficiency Edema" (2009). Department of Physical Therapy Faculty Articles. 26.