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02/08/17 - Research
IVC filter implantation rates
A research team that examined nationwide utilisation rates of IVC filter placement in the US and assessed what impact the 2010 FDA advisory had on these rates, has reported that the appropriate...
04/08/17 - Research
Sensor bandage
Researchers have developed a novel bandage that alerts the nursing staff as soon as a wound starts healing badly through sensors incorporated into the base material that glow with a different...
10/05/18 - Research
May-Thurner Syndrome
May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS) - sometimes inaccurately used in the literature to describe iliac vein compression - is more common in women with a ratio of at least 2:1 compared with men, according to a...
25/05/18 - Research
Venous leg ulcers
Early endovenous ablation of superficial venous reflux as an adjunct to compression therapy is associated with a shorter time to healing of venous leg ulcers than compression therapy alone, according...
10/05/18 - Policy
SIR position statement on CDT
The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) has issued a position statement on catheter-directed therapy (CDT) for acute pulmonary embolism (PE), which stats that the society deems the use of CDT...
10/05/18 - Research
Leg ulcer guidance
The Royal Society of Medicine’s Venous Forum (UK) has issued a guidance document for the ‘Management of patients with Leg Ulcers, to ensure that all patients with leg ulceration are offered the most...

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