Comments on recent publications

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VEINews; a new heading
The VEINews rubric is now incorporated in Phlebolymphology and may take various forms such as comments on a recent international publication (the most common) or on several publications on the same topic. It might also be controversial views of 2 authors on the same publication, or a state-of-the-art article on a timely topic.
In this issue, Bo Eklöf (Lund, Sweden), Jerry G. Ninia (New York, USA), and Paolo Prandoni (Padua, Italy) will comment on the following publications:

  • “Comparative effectiveness of surgical interventions aimed at treating underlying venous pathology in patients with chronic venous ulcer” authored by Malas MB, Quasi U, Lazarus G, et al. J Vasc Surg: Venous Lymphat Disord. 2014;2:212-25.
    Commented on by Bo Eklöf (Lund, Sweden)
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  • “Changes in the diameter and valve closure time of leg veins across the menstrual cycle” authored by Asbeutah AM, Al-Enezi M, Al-Sharifi NM, et al. J Ultrasound Med. 2014;33:803-809.
    Commented on by Jerry G. Ninia (New York, USA)
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  • “Residual rates of reflux and obstruction and their correlation to post-thrombotic syndrome in a randomized study on catheter-directed thrombolysis for deep vein thrombosis.” authored by Haig Y, Enden T, Slagsvold CE, Sandvik L, Sandset PM, Kløw NE. J Vasc Surg: Venous Lymphat Disord. 2014;2:123-130.
    Commented on by Paolo Prandoni (Padua, Italy)
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