Venous Ulcer Case Study, See the Results! This featured patient is undergoing treatment with the Aero-Wrap Acute™. The patient is a 79 year old female with Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) suffering from a large circumferential non-healing Venous Leg Ulcer (VLU) for two years. Previous treatments, including 2-layer and 4-layer compression bandages applied weekly by visiting nurse services, failed. After considerable…Read more
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Chronic Venous Insufficiency In the circulatory system, veins return blood that is low in oxygen to the heart. In the lower extremities, venous blood return (blood in veins) occurs against gravity, and is low flow, low pressure and is assisted by muscle contraction. Vein valves play an important role in compartmentalizing venous blood, preventing it…Read more
Venous Leg Ulcer A venous leg ulcer is the erosion of the skin (wound) that develops as a result of chronic venous insufficiency and venous hypertension. This is usually caused by the improper functioning of venous valves in the legs. VLU usually develop in the lower leg between the ankle and mid-calf. VLUs are slow…Read more
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