Category Archives: Venous Ulcers

Shaving venous ulcers

Recalcitrant ulcers in the ambulant patient are those which do not heal after all the conventional treatments have been exhausted. These include the abolition of reflux sources and the diligent use of compression bandaging. In these cases there are two invasive options: shaving and fasciectomy. Shaving involves tangential paring of the ulcer down to fresh… Read More »