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Curing Venous Leg Ulcers – Message still not getting through

Venous leg ulcers can be cured by local anaesthetic surgery. Not all of them – but a large proportion of them. Probably the majority of them. Of those that are left, some venous leg ulcers can be cured with venous stenting. A 12 year study published from a specialist venous unit has shown

Leg Ulcer Charity quoted in Mail on Sunday

The Leg Ulcer Charity was quoted in the Mail on Sunday today. (see: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3783129/An-excruciating-leg-ulcer-Pile-pressure-remove-pain-say-experts.html). The subject was an Italian research paper, reporting on treatments for venous leg ulcers. The ramifications of this work are quite profound and will change the lives of many patients with venous leg ulcers. Reporter Sara