Title

The Science of Compression Therapy for Chronic Venous Insufficiency Edema

ISBN or ISSN

1876-4983

Volume

1

Issue

1

Publication Date / Copyright Date

1-2009

First Page

20

Last Page

24

DOI Number

10.1016/j.jcws.2008.10.002

Abstract

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.

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences

Keywords

Venous Muscle Pump, Hydrostatic Pressure, Oncotic Pressure, Compression Therapy

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