Table 34Summary of ulcer recurrence rates among patients with chronic venous leg ulcers comparing vein CHIVA with compression systems alone

Author, Year

Study Design
Followup TimeUlcer Healing Compression Group, N / N (%)Ulcer Healing Surgical Group, N / N (%)Ulcer Recurrence in Compression Group (%)Ulcer Recurrence in Surgical Group (%)
Zamboni, 200361

RCT
36 months23 / 24 patients (96%)23 / 23 patients (100%); P<0.0238%9%; P<0.05

CHIVA = Conservative Hemodynamic treatment of Insufficiency of the Venous system in an Ambulatory setting; RCT = randomized controlled trial

From: Results

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Zenilman J, Valle MF, Malas MB, et al.

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