Surgical Solutions Are an Alternative to Compression Bandaging in Venous Leg Ulcer

  • Boonying Siribumrungwong
  • Saritphat Orrapin
  • Raj Mani
  • Kittipan Rerkasem


Venous leg ulcer is an important health problem worldwide in which compression therapy has been recommended as first line standard treatment. However, some patients fail after compression therapy or have poor compliance with it. In this chapter, we discussed about other alternative treatments especially surgical therapy along with theirs evidence-based recommendations according to pathophysiology of venous leg ulcer.


Venous ulcer Endovenous Compression Compliance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boonying Siribumrungwong
    • 1
  • Saritphat Orrapin
    • 1
  • Raj Mani
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Kittipan Rerkasem
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of SurgeryThammasat University Hospital, Thammasat UniversityPathum ThaniThailand
  2. 2.Academic Division of Human Health and Development, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK
  3. 3.Faculty of MedicineChiang Mai UniversityChiang MaiThailand
  4. 4.Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of MedicineShanghaiChina
  5. 5.Faculty of Medicine, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Vascular and Endovascular SurgeryChiang MaiThailand

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