Pathophysiology of Wound Healing in Venous Leg Ulcers

  • J. R. Mekkes
  • W. Westerhof
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Abstract

Venous ulceration is a common problem in clinical practice. Although it is quite clear that venous insufficiency is the underlying cause, the exact pathogenetic mechanism is still not fully understood and definitively very complex.

Keywords

Permeability Hydrogen Peroxide Dioxide Catalysis Iodine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Mekkes
    • 1
  • W. Westerhof
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyAcademic Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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