This section is devoted to selected papers from the literature in the field of phlebology and lymphology. A comprehensive summary and a comment of the chosen papers is prepared and sent to the Author who has an opportunity to respond to any issues raised. Phlebologists are invited to help select papers of interest, and promote the creation of a forum for discussion.
(Section by Stefano Ricci. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Comment to: Prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of adjustable compression Velcro wraps versus inelastic multicomponent compression bandages in the initial treatment of leg lymphedema. J Vasc Surg 2013;1:13-9.
Comment to: Spray-applied cell therapy with human allogeneic fibroblasts and keratinocytes for the treatment of chronic venous leg ulcers: a phase 2, multicentre, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial, Kirsner RS et al. Lancet 2012;380:977-8.
Comment to: Combined endovenous laser therapy and pinhole high ligation in the treatment of symptomatic great saphenous varicose veins, by Zhu H-P, Zhou Y-L, Zhang X, Yan J-L, Xu Z-Y, Wang H, Zhao Q-M, Jing Z-P. Ann Vasc Surg 2013. [Epub ahead of print].