*Everything you need to know about non-healing Venous Ulcers*
Updated: Jul 15, 2020
-Many patients with varicose veins and Venous hypertension suffer from Venous ulcers in later stages.
These ulcers take a longer time to heal or sometimes do not heal unless a proper intervention is done.
-Etiology of venous ulcers development in Varicose veins has many theories like capillary stasis, white cell trapping and fibrin cuff theories.
-Evaluation of a Venous ulcer patient requires thorough clinical examination and also the venous doppler scan to evaluate varicose veins and incompetent perforators.
-If healing is still getting delayed after dressing, the doctor can advise you to get edge biopsy of the ulcer to rule out another pathology.
- Bisgard's Regimen for Ulcer management. (4Es)
Elastic stockings (4 layered dressings) once a week
Elevation of the limb.
- Once the ulcer heals patient should undergo surgery to treat the varicose veins.
-Lexinia is a center where the best care is offered with promising results for Varicose veins and non healing ulcers with expertise of the surgical team.