VenUS III: a randomised controlled trial of therapeutic ultrasound in the management of venous leg ulcers
Watson JM, Kang'ombe AR, Soares MO, Chuang L-H, Worthy G, Bland JM, Iglesias C, Cullum N, Torgerson D, Nelson EA
Record ID 32010000258
To compare the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of low-dose ultrasound delivered in conjunction with standard care against standard care alone in the treatment of hard-to-heal venous ulcers.
Authors' recomendations: Study found no additional clinical benefit from low dose ultrasound weekly for hard-to-heal venous leg ulcers, though costs were greater and adverse events more frequent.
Project Status: Completed
URL for project: http://www.hta.ac.uk/1451
Year Published: 2011
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: England, United Kingdom
- Leg Ulcer
- Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex
- Venous Insufficiency
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