Venous Leg Ulcers: The Importance of Comorbidity Management
Venous leg ulcers (VLUs) are common lower extremity wounds that are challenging to treat and that negatively affect patients’ quality of life. Numerous factors and comorbidities contribute to the development of venous insufficiency, which can lead to the formation of VLUs.
This illustrated and heavily referenced white paper begins with an overview of venous function and the pathophysiology of chronic venous insufficiency and VLUs. The guide then discusses comorbidities and other conditions that can lead to VLU development and offers management recommendations.
Wound care professionals will appreciate this in-depth guide to conditions associated with VLUs.
This white paper discusses the following topics: