Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2013 • VOLUME 19 • №3

Chronic venous oedema (C3 according to CEAP): new international guidelines and consensuses

Bogachev V.Yu., Golovanova O.V., Kuznetsov A.N.

Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery of the Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov, Moscow, Russia

The review based on analysing the results of epidemiological studies, as well as international guidelines and consensuses published in 2011-2012 reflects the present-day data concerning prevalence, principles of diagnosis and treatment of chronic venous oedema. This is followed by determining the role of compression and drug therapy in treatment thereof from the positions of evidence-based medicine.

KEY WORDS: chronic venous oedema, chronic venous disease (CVD), chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), compression therapy, phlebotrophic drugs, micronized purified flavonoid fraction (MPFF), electromuscular stimulation.

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