Table 7Summary of the wound healing measures among patients with chronic venous ulcers comparing transparent film dressings with compression systems alone

Author,YearInterventionCompression Used in Both GroupsFollowup TimeProportion of Ulcers Healed, N / N (%)Time-to-Healing
Kucharzewski, 200346G1: Unna boot
G2: (Bioprocess) Cellulose membrane
Unspecified compression11 weeksG1: 9 / 27 patients (33)
G2: 18 / 27 patients (67); P<0.05; RR, 0.5 (CI, 0.3 to 0.9)
RD, -33% (CI, -58% to -8%)
G1: Time at complete closure in weeks, 20
G2: Time at complete closure in weeks, 14

CI = 95% confidence interval; G = group; RD = risk difference; RR = relative risk

From: Results

Cover of Chronic Venous Ulcers: A Comparative Effectiveness Review of Treatment Modalities
Chronic Venous Ulcers: A Comparative Effectiveness Review of Treatment Modalities [Internet].
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Zenilman J, Valle MF, Malas MB, et al.

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