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Compression during and after pregnancy A risk-adapted approach is required

During pregnancy, the risk of a thromboembolic event increases. Why this is the case and when medical compression stockings are indicated during …

Non-surgical treatment of venous leg ulcers “Edemas slow down the healing of wounds”

Treating venous leg ulcers caused by impaired perfusion in the lower leg is one of the major challenges in medical practice. In addition to wound …

Hemodynamics study with CVI patients Compression therapy reduces capillary hypertension

In patients with chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), movement triggers a pressure increase in the capillaries of the feet and can damage the …

Study on patient education Increasing adherence through information

When treating venous leg ulcers, the patient’s self-management plays an important role. Wound expert Kerstin Protz, whose tasks include being the …

Accompanying compression therapy during pregnancy Comfortable relief

During pregnancy and the postpartum period, medical compression stockings support the venous system, which is subjected to additional strain, and …

Compliance with compression therapy “Good education is crucial”

The more regularly patients wear their compression stockings, the happier they are with their treatment. This was the result of a survey carried …

Patient day for those affected by lipedema or lymphedema “We’re glad you’re here”

A specialist shoe and orthopedic store in Westerwald demonstrates how female patients in rural areas can get fired up for promotional days. In …

Lipo-lymphedema – the patient Back in the game with compression

Kathi Schanz loves playing table tennis. She has been the German women’s champion multiple times. But severely painful lipo-lymphedema in her …

Lymphedema and lipo-lymphedema – the DGL President “Patients must be put in a position to help themselves”

Dermatologist and phlebologist Dr. med. Anya Miller is committed to her patients even outside of her Berlin office. The president of the German …

Lymphedema and lipo-lymphedema – the physician in private practice Teamwork is required

In his office in Fürth, Dr. med Michael Kraus treats not only patients with phlebological problems, but also predominantly patients with …

Lymphedema and lipo-lymphedema – the therapist Never prescribe lymph drainage as an isolated treatment

As part of complex decongestive physical therapy (CDPT), physiotherapists are needed to form an important link in the treatment chain. That’s …

10th Bauerfeind Phlebology Award presented

In late August 2019, Professor Mark Whiteley was presented with the 10th Bauerfeind Phlebology Award at the International Union of Phlebology …

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